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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Assembly - IMO Resolution A.687(17) Fire Test Procedures for Ignitability of Primary Deck Coverings (Adopted on 6 November 1991) - The Assembly

The Assembly

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

 NOTING the progress achieved in conducting fire tests prescribed by resolution A.214(VII) "Improved provisional guidelines on test procedures for primary deck coverings" since the date of its adoption,

 RECALLING ALSO that the Assembly, by resolution A.214(VII), instructed the Maritime Safety Committee to amend the test procedures as may be necessary,

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

  1. ADOPTS the Recommendation on Fire Test Procedures for Ignitability of Primary Deck Coverings set out in the annex to the present resolution;

  2. INVITES Governments to apply the Recommendation in determining compliance with the requirements specified in the annex;

  3. Request the Maritime Safety Committee to continue its work on the development of further fire test procedures, as may be appropriate;

  4. REVOKES resolution A.214(VII).

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