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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Assembly - IMO Resolution A.831(19) Code of Safety for Diving Systems, 1995 (Adopted on 23 November 1995) - 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,

 RECALLING ALSO that it adopted resolution A.536(13) on the Code of Safety for Diving Systems,

 RECALLING FURTHER that, by resolution A.583(14), it adopted amendments to the Code in order to reflect the latest improvements in safety measures for diving systems,

 NOTING that the Maritime Safety Committee, at its sixty-fifth session, approved amendments to resolution A.536(13) following a general revision of the Code,

 RECOGNIZING the need for a revised text of the Code of Safety for Diving Systems which incorporates all the amendments approved since its original adoption, for easier implementation of its provisions,

 HAVING CONSIDERED the recommendation made by the Maritime Safety Committee at its sixty-fifth session,

  1. ADOPTS the Code of Safety for Diving Systems, 1995 set out in the annex to the present resolution;

  2. INVITES Governments concerned to:

  • (a) take appropriate steps to apply the Code as early as possible;

  • (b) consider the Code as a minimum international standard for the design, construction and survey of diving systems;

  • (c) introduce the Code into national legislation; and

  • (d) inform the Organization of measures taken with regard to the application of the Code;

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

  4. REVOKES resolutions A.536(13) and A.583(14).


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