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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 that, by Resolution MSC.57(67), the Maritime Safety Committee adopted, on 5 December 1996, amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974, which, inter alia, include amendments to Regulation II-2/18.8 regarding helicopter facilities,

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

  1. ADOPTS the Standards for On-board Helicopter Facilities, set out in the Annex to the present resolution;

  2. INVITES Governments to apply these Standards when implementing the requirements of SOLAS Regulation II-2/18.8.

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