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CHAPTER XII
NAVIGATION
1 .a Amendments to articles 17 and 18 of the Convention on the International Maritime Organization
London, 15 September 1964
Entry into force
:
6 October 1967, in accordance with article 52 of the Convention, for all Members of the Organization*.
Registration :
6 October 1967, No. 4214
Status :
Parties*
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 607, p. 276.
Note :
See " Note: " at beginning of chapter XII.1.
The amendments were adopted by the Assembly of the Organization by resolution A.69 (ES.II) of 15 September 1964.
Pursuant to article 54 of the Convention, the acceptance of an amendment shall be made by the communication of an instrument to the Secretary-General of the Organization for deposit with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.  Following is the list of States which had accepted the Amendments to the Convention prior to their entry into force.
In accordance with article 52 of the Convention, the Assembly of the International Maritime Consultative Organization determined that these amendments were of such a nature that any Member which hereafter declares that it did not accept such amendments and within a period of twelve months after they had come into force would, upon the expiration of this period, cease to be a Party to the Convention.
*See chapter XII.1 for the complete list of Participants, Members of the International Maritime Organization, for which the above amendments are in force, pursuant to article 66 of the Convention as amended.
Participant 1, 2
Acceptance(A)
Argentina
 5 Oct 1966 A
Australia
15 Feb 1965 A
Belgium
26 Jul 1965 A
Brazil
30 Dec 1966 A
Bulgaria
 3 Oct 1966 A
Cambodia
22 Aug 1966 A
Canada
15 Feb 1965 A
Côte d'Ivoire
 4 Oct 1965 A
Denmark
14 Jul 1965 A
Dominican Republic
11 Jul 1966 A
Ecuador
18 Aug 1965 A
Egypt
18 Mar 1966 A
Finland
20 Jan 1967 A
France
21 Apr 1965 A
Germany 3
 7 Oct 1965 A
Ghana
17 May 1965 A
Greece
 3 Dec 1965 A
Iceland
14 Sep 1965 A
India
17 Mar 1965 A
Indonesia
21 Oct 1966 A
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
15 Jun 1966 A
Ireland
14 Jun 1965 A
Israel
 9 Feb 1967 A
Kuwait
 6 Sep 1966 A
Lebanon
20 Feb 1967 A
Madagascar
25 Feb 1965 A
Malta
 8 Sep 1966 A
Mauritania
 4 Nov 1966 A
Morocco
 7 Oct 1965 A
Myanmar
 6 Oct 1966 A
Netherlands
 4 Oct 1965 A
New Zealand
26 Nov 1965 A
Norway
13 Sep 1965 A
Pakistan
18 Jun 1965 A
Panama
 2 Aug 1966 A
Philippines
 2 Nov 1966 A
Poland
 9 Jul 1965 A
Republic of Korea
 5 May 1965 A
Romania
 3 Aug 1966 A
Russian Federation
20 Dec 1965 A
Senegal
 6 Oct 1966 A
Singapore
18 Feb 1966 A
Spain
28 Jun 1965 A
Sweden
13 Sep 1965 A
Switzerland
13 Jan 1967 A
Trinidad and Tobago
 5 Dec 1966 A
Tunisia
 8 Apr 1966 A
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
15 Feb 1965 A
United States of America
25 Jul 1966 A
End Note
1.The instrument of acceptance by the Government of the Republic of China of the amendments was received by the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization on 27 January 1966 and deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations on 31 January 1966.  See also note concerning signatures, ratifications, accessions, etc. on behalf of China (note 1 under “China” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume).

In communications addressed to the Secretary-General with reference to the above-mentioned acceptance, the Permanent Mission of Romania to the United Nations stated that the only government entitled to represent and to assume obligations on behalf of China is the Central Government of the People's Republic of China and that, consequently, the Government of Romania cannot take note of the said acceptance.

2.The former Yugoslavia had accepted the amendments on 11 March 1966. See also note 1 under “Bosnia and Herzegovina", "Croatia", "former Yugoslavia", "Slovenia", "The Former Yugsoslav Republic of Macedonia" and "Yugoslavia" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
3.See note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.