1 The Maritime Safety Committee, at its ninetieth
session (16 to 25 May 2012), with a view to standardizing lifeboat
control arrangements concerning the application of the provisions
of paragraph 22.214.171.124 of the International
Life-saving Appliance (LSA) Code, following a recommendation made
by the Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Equipment, at its fifty-fifth
session, approved the annexed Guidelines for the standardization of
lifeboat control arrangements.
2 Member Governments are invited to use the annexed
Guidelines from 21 May 2012 when applying the relevant provisions
of paragraph 126.96.36.199 of the LSA Code,
as amended, and to bring them to the attention of all parties concerned.