CHAPTER XII
NAVIGATION
1fAmendments to articles 17, 18, 20 and 51 of the Convention on the International Maritime OrganizationLondon, 15 November 197910 November 1984, in accordance with article 62 of the Convention as amended, for all Members of the Organization*.10 November 1984, No. 4214Parties *.United Nations, <i>Treaty Series </i>, vol. 1380, p. 288.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_450_XI-E.pdf" target="_blank">A.450 (XI)</a> of 15 November 1979. Pursuant to article 64 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. *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</superscript>Acceptance(A)Albania24 May 1993 AAlgeria28 Oct 1983 AAntigua and Barbuda13 Jan 1986 AArgentina13 Jun 1983 AAustralia17 Nov 1980 AAustria 6 Apr 1983 ABahamas23 May 1980 ABahrain25 Apr 1980 ABangladesh17 Mar 1980 ABarbados 3 Mar 1980 ABelgium23 Dec 1980 ABulgaria21 Oct 1980 ACabo Verde30 Aug 1983 ACameroon 2 Feb 1984 ACanada23 May 1980 AChile16 Mar 1981 AChina29 Jul 1981 ACôte d'Ivoire 4 Nov 1981 ACuba 3 Nov 1983 ACyprus 7 Oct 1982 ADenmark12 May 1981 ADjibouti 1 Jun 1982 AEgypt14 Sep 1982 AEthiopia 8 Dec 1982 AFinland14 Jan 1980 AFrance26 May 1983 AGabon10 Nov 1983 AGermany<superscript>2,3</superscript>23 Jun 1980 AGhana14 Nov 1983 AGreece28 Jul 1981 AHungary 3 May 1982 AIceland28 Jul 1980 AIndia 5 May 1980 AIndonesia29 Jul 1983 AIraq 6 Apr 1983 AIreland27 Oct 1981 AIsrael15 Dec 1982 AItaly<superscript>4</superscript>13 Jun 1983 AJamaica30 Apr 1980 AJordan18 Jan 1984 AKenya19 Apr 1983 ALebanon19 Apr 1983 ALiberia 8 Jan 1981 AMalaysia 2 Apr 1981 AMaldives 2 Apr 1980 AMexico23 Mar 1983 AMorocco<superscript>5</superscript>25 Jul 1980 ANepal 1 Nov 1982 ANetherlands<superscript>6</superscript>29 Jun 1981 ANew Zealand15 Dec 1980 ANicaragua17 Mar 1982 ANorway28 Jul 1981 AOman24 May 1982 APakistan10 Dec 1982 APeru28 Jul 1982 APhilippines11 Jul 1983 APoland20 Nov 1980 APortugal22 Dec 1982 AQatar29 Jun 1982 ARepublic of Korea31 Mar 1980 ARomania14 Sep 1982 ARussian Federation23 Jan 1981 ASenegal20 Jun 1983 ASeychelles 7 Jul 1982 ASingapore 1 Nov 1983 ASomalia 6 Dec 1983 ASpain14 Apr 1981 ASri Lanka17 Mar 1981 ASt. Lucia14 Sep 1983 ASt. Vincent and the Grenadines29 Apr 1981 ASuriname28 May 1980 ASweden25 Nov 1980 ASwitzerland22 May 1981 AThailand23 Mar 1983 ATogo20 Jun 1983 ATrinidad and Tobago 5 Jul 1983 ATunisia 5 Jan 1983 AUnited Arab Emirates 2 Nov 1981 AUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland14 Sep 1983 AUnited Republic of Tanzania26 May 1983 AUnited States of America17 Nov 1981 AUruguay13 Oct 1983 AYemen<superscript>7</superscript>10 Nov 1983 A
1The former Yugoslavia had accepted the amendments on 15 May 1981. 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.2See note 1 under “Germany” regarding Berlin (West) in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.3The German Democratic Republic had deposited its instrument of acceptance of the amendments with the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization on 2 June 1980 and with the Secretary-General of the United Nations on 10 June 1983. See also note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.4Acceptance by the Government of Italy of the 1977 amendments exclude the amendment to what was article 52 at the time of adoption of resolution A.400(X) of 17 November 1977 and became article 62 with the entry into force of the amendments adopted by resolutions A.315 (ES.V) of 17 October 1974 and A.358 (IX) of 14 November 1975 (see chapter XII.1.d).5With the same declaration as the one made in respect of the Convention (see chapter XII.1).6For the Kingdom in Europe, Surinam and the Netherlands Antilles. See also note 1 under “Netherlands” regarding Aruba/Netherlands Antilles in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.7The Yemen Arab Republic had deposited its instrument of acceptance of the amendments with the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization on 8 November 1983 and with the Secretary-General of the United Nations on 10 November 1983. See also note 1 under “Yemen” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.