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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Assembly - IMO Resolution A.1048(27) Code of Safe Practice for Ships Carrying Timber Deck Cargoes, 2011 (2011 TDC Code) (Adopted on 30 November 2011) - The Assembly,

The Assembly,

 RECALLING Article 15(j) of the Convention on the International Maritime Organization regarding the functions of the Assembly in relation to regulations and guidelines concerning maritime safety,

 RECALLING ALSO its adoption, by resolution A.715(17), of the Code of Safe Practice for Ships Carrying Timber Deck Cargoes, 1991,

 RECOGNIZING the need to improve the provisions contained in the Code in the light of experience gained,

 HAVING CONSIDERED the recommendations made by the Maritime Safety Committee at its eighty-ninth session,

  1 ADOPTS the Code of Safe Practice for Ships Carrying Timber Deck Cargoes, 2011 (2011 TDC Code), as set out in the annex to the present resolution;

  2 RECOMMENDS Governments to use the provisions of the 2011 TDC Code as a basis for relevant safety standards;

  3 AUTHORIZES the Maritime Safety Committee to amend the Code as necessary in the light of further studies and experience gained from the implementation of the provisions contained therein;

  4. REVOKES resolution A.715(17).

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