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CHAPTER XII
NAVIGATION
1 .e Amendments to the Convention on the International Maritime Organization relating to the institutionalization of the Committee on Technical Co-operation in the Convention
London, 17 November 1977
Entry into force
:
10 November 1984, in accordance with article 62 of the Convention as amended, for all members of the Organization*.
Registration :
10 November 1984, No. 4214
Status :
Parties*.
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 1380, p. 268.
Note :
See " Note: " at beginning of chapter XII.1.
The amendments were adopted by the Assembly of the Organization by resolution A.400 (X) of 17 November 1977.
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 66 of the Convention as amended.
Participant 1
Acceptance(A)
Argentina
26 May 1981 A
Australia
10 Jun 1980 A
Austria
 6 Apr 1983 A
Bahamas
 1 Mar 1979 A
Bahrain
25 Apr 1980 A
Bangladesh
 8 Oct 1979 A
Barbados
20 Aug 1979 A
Brazil
20 Mar 1979 A
Bulgaria
 4 Mar 1980 A
Cabo Verde
23 Apr 1980 A
Canada
19 Nov 1979 A
Chile
13 Feb 1979 A
China
30 Oct 1979 A
Côte d'Ivoire
 4 Nov 1981 A
Cuba
26 Oct 1982 A
Cyprus
10 Jul 1979 A
Denmark
 2 Jan 1979 A
Djibouti
20 Feb 1979 A
Dominica
18 Dec 1979 A
Dominican Republic
10 Nov 1983 A
Egypt
17 Nov 1980 A
El Salvador
12 Feb 1981 A
Ethiopia
11 Apr 1979 A
Finland
19 Nov 1979 A
Gabon
27 Feb 1979 A
Gambia
11 Jan 1979 A
Germany 2, 3
 2 Apr 1979 A
Ghana
 5 Feb 1980 A
Greece
28 Jul 1981 A
Guyana
13 May 1980 A
Hungary
31 Mar 1980 A
Iceland
28 Jul 1980 A
India
22 Jan 1979 A
Indonesia
29 Jul 1983 A
Iraq
 5 Sep 1979 A
Ireland
27 Oct 1981 A
Israel
31 Dec 1979 A
Italy 4
13 Jun 1983 A
Jamaica
 9 Apr 1979 A
Kuwait
27 Nov 1979 A
Liberia
14 Dec 1979 A
Malaysia
28 Sep 1981 A
Maldives
25 Feb 1980 A
Malta
23 Apr 1979 A
Mexico
23 Mar 1983 A
Morocco 5
25 Jul 1980 A
Mozambique
10 Nov 1983 A
Nepal
31 Jan 1979 A
Netherlands 6
29 Jun 1981 A
New Zealand
 9 Mar 1979 A
Nicaragua
17 Mar 1982 A
Norway
 5 Sep 1978 A
Oman
22 May 1981 A
Pakistan
23 Jan 1981 A
Panama
23 Dec 1980 A
Peru
21 Jan 1980 A
Philippines
17 Nov 1981 A
Poland
 2 Jan 1980 A
Portugal
22 Dec 1982 A
Republic of Korea
31 May 1979 A
Romania
14 Sep 1982 A
Russian Federation
 2 Jul 1979 A
Saudi Arabia
 1 Aug 1979 A
Seychelles
 7 Jul 1982 A
Singapore
15 Jun 1979 A
Spain
14 Apr 1981 A
Sri Lanka
16 Jan 1980 A
St. Lucia
10 Apr 1980 A
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
29 Apr 1981 A
Suriname
11 Apr 1979 A
Sweden
 5 Jan 1979 A
Switzerland
22 May 1981 A
Thailand
20 Feb 1981 A
Togo
20 Jun 1983 A
Trinidad and Tobago
22 Aug 1984 A
Tunisia
 1 Aug 1979 A
United Arab Emirates
 2 Nov 1981 A
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 7
22 Feb 1980 A
United Republic of Tanzania
23 Apr 1979 A
United States of America
28 Aug 1980 A
Uruguay
17 Dec 1980 A
Yemen 8
14 Mar 1979 A
End Note
1.The former Yugoslavia had accepted the amendments on 27 June 1979. 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.
2.See  note 1 under “Germany” regarding Berlin (West) in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
3.The German Democratic Republic had deposited its instrument of acceptance of the amendments with the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organisation on 29 January 1980 and with the Secretary-General of the United Nations on 5 February 1980. See also note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
4.Acceptance 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).
5.With the same declaration as the one made in respect of the Convention (see chapter XII.1).
6.For 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.
7.22 February 1980:  acceptance of the amendments except those relating to article 51 of the Convention.

In a communication accompanying the instrument of acceptance, the Government of the United Kingdom stated the following:

"Although this instrument does not include the amendments to article 51 and should not therefore be counted among the acceptances required for the coming into force of those amendments, [the Secretary of State writes] to inform [the Secretary-General], for the sake of clarification, that the Government of the United Kingdom does not wish to make a "declaration" of non-acceptance under the provisions of the present article 51, and will consider itself bound by the amendments to article 51 when these come into force for all Members of IMCO."

28 September 1981:  acceptance of amendments to article 51.

8.Democratic Yemen had deposited its instrument of acceptance of the amendments with the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organisation on 13 June 1983 and with the Secretary-General of the United Nations on 20 June 1983.  See also note 1 under “Yemen” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.