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The Maritime Safety Committee

 RECALLING Article 28(b) of the Convention on the International Maritime Organization concerning the functions of the Committee,

 NOTING the significance of the performance and reliability of the sprinkler systems approved under provisions of regulation II-2/12 of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974,

 DESIROUS of keeping abreast of the advancement of sprinkler technology and further improving fire protection on board ships,

 HAVING CONSIDERED, at its eighty-fourth session, the text of the proposed amendments to the Revised Guidelines for approval of sprinkler systems equivalent to that referred to in SOLAS regulation II-2/12 (resolution A.800(19)),

  1. ADOPTS the amendments to the Revised Guidelines for approval of sprinkler systems equivalent to that referred to in SOLAS regulation II-2/12 (resolution A.800(19)), the text of which is set out in the annex to the present resolution;

  2. INVITES Governments to apply the amendments when approving equivalent sprinkler systems on or after 9 May 2008.


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