1aAmendments to articles 17 and 18 of the Convention on the International Maritime OrganizationLondon, 15 September 19646 October 1967, in accordance with article 52 of the Convention, for all Members of the Organization*.6 October 1967, No. 4214Parties*United Nations, <i>Treaty Series </i>, vol. 607, p. 276.See " <i>Note: </i>" at beginning of chapter XII.1. The amendments were adopted by the Assembly of the Organization by resolution <a href="/doc/source/docs/A_69_ES.II-E.pdf" target="_blank">A.69 (ES.II)</a> 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 71 of the Convention as amended.
Participant<superscript>1,2</superscript>Acceptance(A)Argentina 5 Oct 1966 AAustralia15 Feb 1965 ABelgium26 Jul 1965 ABrazil30 Dec 1966 ABulgaria 3 Oct 1966 ACambodia22 Aug 1966 ACanada15 Feb 1965 AC˘te d'Ivoire 4 Oct 1965 ADenmark14 Jul 1965 ADominican Republic11 Jul 1966 AEcuador18 Aug 1965 AEgypt18 Mar 1966 AFinland20 Jan 1967 AFrance21 Apr 1965 AGermany<superscript>3</superscript> 7 Oct 1965 AGhana17 May 1965 AGreece 3 Dec 1965 AIceland14 Sep 1965 AIndia17 Mar 1965 AIndonesia21 Oct 1966 AIran (Islamic Republic of)15 Jun 1966 AIreland14 Jun 1965 AIsrael 9 Feb 1967 AKuwait 6 Sep 1966 ALebanon20 Feb 1967 AMadagascar25 Feb 1965 AMalta 8 Sep 1966 AMauritania 4 Nov 1966 AMorocco 7 Oct 1965 AMyanmar 6 Oct 1966 ANetherlands 4 Oct 1965 ANew Zealand26 Nov 1965 ANorway13 Sep 1965 APakistan18 Jun 1965 APanama 2 Aug 1966 APhilippines 2 Nov 1966 APoland 9 Jul 1965 ARepublic of Korea 5 May 1965 ARomania 3 Aug 1966 ARussian Federation20 Dec 1965 ASenegal 6 Oct 1966 ASingapore18 Feb 1966 ASpain28 Jun 1965 ASweden13 Sep 1965 ASwitzerland13 Jan 1967 ATrinidad and Tobago 5 Dec 1966 ATunisia 8 Apr 1966 AUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland15 Feb 1965 AUnited States of America25 Jul 1966 A
1The 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 UnitedáNations 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.2The former Yugoslavia had accepted the amendments on 11áMarch 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.3See note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.