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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - International Conferences - SOLAS/CONF.5 - Resolutions of the Conference of Contracting Governments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 (December 2002) - Resolution 4 - Future Amendments to Chapters XI-1 and XI-2 of the 1974 SOLAS Convention on Special Measures to Enhance Maritime Safety and Security (Adopted on 12 December 2002) - The Conference,

The Conference,

 HAVING ADOPTED amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974, as amended (hereinafter referred to as "the Convention"), concerning special measures to enhance maritime safety and security,

 NOTING the special nature of the measures now included in the new chapter XI-2 of the Convention aimed at enhancing maritime security,

 RECOGNIZING the need for urgent and special measures to enhance maritime security and the desire of Contracting Governments to bring these measures into force as soon as possible,

 NOTING ALSO that it may be necessary, due to the special nature of the issues involved, to frequently amend, in the future, the provisions of chapter XI-2 of the Convention in order to respond, in a proactive manner, to new or emerging security risks and threats,

 RECALLING Resolution 5 entitled "Future amendments to Chapter XI of the 1974 SOLAS Convention on special measures to enhance maritime safety", adopted by the 1994 Conference of Contracting Government to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974,

 DESIRING that future amendments to chapters XI-1 and XI-2 of the Convention are adopted, brought into force and given effect in the shortest possible time,

 RECOMMENDS that future amendments to the provisions of chapters XI-1 and XI-2 of the Convention should be adopted by either the Maritime Safety Committee of the International Maritime Organization in accordance with article VIII(b) of the Convention or by a Conference of Contracting Governments to the Convention in accordance with article VIII(c) thereof.


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