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.
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.
See note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.