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CHAPTER XII
NAVIGATION
1 .f Amendments to articles 17, 18, 20 and 51 of the Convention on the International Maritime Organization
London, 15 November 1979
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. 288.
Note :
See " Note: " at beginning of chapter XII.1.
The amendments were adopted by the Assembly of the Organization by resolution A.450 (XI) 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 66 of the Convention as amended.
Participant 1
Acceptance(A)
Albania
24 May 1993 A
Algeria
28 Oct 1983 A
Antigua and Barbuda
13 Jan 1986 A
Argentina
13 Jun 1983 A
Australia
17 Nov 1980 A
Austria
 6 Apr 1983 A
Bahamas
23 May 1980 A
Bahrain
25 Apr 1980 A
Bangladesh
17 Mar 1980 A
Barbados
 3 Mar 1980 A
Belgium
23 Dec 1980 A
Bulgaria
21 Oct 1980 A
Cabo Verde
30 Aug 1983 A
Cameroon
 2 Feb 1984 A
Canada
23 May 1980 A
Chile
16 Mar 1981 A
China
29 Jul 1981 A
Côte d'Ivoire
 4 Nov 1981 A
Cuba
 3 Nov 1983 A
Cyprus
 7 Oct 1982 A
Denmark
12 May 1981 A
Djibouti
 1 Jun 1982 A
Egypt
14 Sep 1982 A
Ethiopia
 8 Dec 1982 A
Finland
14 Jan 1980 A
France
26 May 1983 A
Gabon
10 Nov 1983 A
Germany 2, 3
23 Jun 1980 A
Ghana
14 Nov 1983 A
Greece
28 Jul 1981 A
Hungary
 3 May 1982 A
Iceland
28 Jul 1980 A
India
 5 May 1980 A
Indonesia
29 Jul 1983 A
Iraq
 6 Apr 1983 A
Ireland
27 Oct 1981 A
Israel
15 Dec 1982 A
Italy 4
13 Jun 1983 A
Jamaica
30 Apr 1980 A
Jordan
18 Jan 1984 A
Kenya
19 Apr 1983 A
Lebanon
19 Apr 1983 A
Liberia
 8 Jan 1981 A
Malaysia
 2 Apr 1981 A
Maldives
 2 Apr 1980 A
Mexico
23 Mar 1983 A
Morocco 5
25 Jul 1980 A
Nepal
 1 Nov 1982 A
Netherlands 6
29 Jun 1981 A
New Zealand
15 Dec 1980 A
Nicaragua
17 Mar 1982 A
Norway
28 Jul 1981 A
Oman
24 May 1982 A
Pakistan
10 Dec 1982 A
Peru
28 Jul 1982 A
Philippines
11 Jul 1983 A
Poland
20 Nov 1980 A
Portugal
22 Dec 1982 A
Qatar
29 Jun 1982 A
Republic of Korea
31 Mar 1980 A
Romania
14 Sep 1982 A
Russian Federation
23 Jan 1981 A
Senegal
20 Jun 1983 A
Seychelles
 7 Jul 1982 A
Singapore
 1 Nov 1983 A
Somalia
 6 Dec 1983 A
Spain
14 Apr 1981 A
Sri Lanka
17 Mar 1981 A
St. Lucia
14 Sep 1983 A
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
29 Apr 1981 A
Suriname
28 May 1980 A
Sweden
25 Nov 1980 A
Switzerland
22 May 1981 A
Thailand
23 Mar 1983 A
Togo
20 Jun 1983 A
Trinidad and Tobago
 5 Jul 1983 A
Tunisia
 5 Jan 1983 A
United Arab Emirates
 2 Nov 1981 A
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
14 Sep 1983 A
United Republic of Tanzania
26 May 1983 A
United States of America
17 Nov 1981 A
Uruguay
13 Oct 1983 A
Yemen 7
20 Jun 1983 A
End Note
1.The 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.
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 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.
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.The 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.