(1) An International Load Line Certificate shall
be issued to every ship which has been surveyed and marked in accordance
with the present Convention.
(2) An International Load Line Exemption Certificate
shall be issued to any ship to which an exemption has been granted
under and in accordance with paragraph (2) or
(4) of Article 6.
(3) Such certificates shall be issued by the Administration
or by any person or organization duly authorized by it. In every case,
the Administration assumes full responsibility for the certificate.