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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Assembly - IMO Resolution A.320(IX) Regulation Equivalent to Regulation 27 of the International Convention on Load Lines,1966 (Adopted on 12 November 1975)Amended by Resolution A.514(13) - The Assembly

The Assembly

 NOTING Article 16(i) of the IMCO Convention concerning the functions of the Assembly,

 BEARING IN MIND Article 8 of the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966, concerning Equivalents,

 RECALLING that it adopted in Resolution A.172(ES.IV) the Recommendation for Uniform Application and Interpretation of Regulation 27 of the International Convention Load Lines, 1966,

 RECOGNIZING the need for improvement in the test of Regulation 27 of the Convention, having regard to provisions of the Recommendation (Annex to Resolution A.172(ES.IV)) and the experience gained in applying that Regulation,

 HAVING CONSIDERED the proposed Regulation equivalent to Regulation 27 of the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966, approved by the Maritime Safety Committee at its thirty-second session,

 ADOPTS the test of the Regulation which is at Annex to this Resolution as equivalent to Regulation 27 of the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966, which supersedes the Recommendation annexed to Resolution A.172(ES.IV),

 RECOMMENDS governments concerned to accept the application of the Regulation as being equivalent to Regulation 27 of the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966,

 REQUESTS the Maritime Safety Committee to continue its consideration of improvements to the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966, including Regulation 27 thereof.


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