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CHAPTER XII
NAVIGATION
1 .h Amendments to the Convention on the International Maritime Organization
London, 4 November 1993
Entry into force
:
7 November 2002, in accordance with article 66of the Convention, for all Members of the Organization (Article 62 was renumbered as Article 66 by Resolution A.400 (X) of 17 November 1977)*.
Registration :
7 November 2002, No. 4214
Status :
Parties *.
Text :
United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2199, p. 113;
IMO Resolution A.735. (18).
Note :
See " Note: " at beginning of chapter XII.1.
The amendments were adopted by the Assembly of the Organization by resolution A.735 (18) of 4 November 1993.
Pursuant to article 68 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
Acceptance(A)
Algeria
18 Dec 1996 A
Antigua and Barbuda
10 Oct 2000 A
Argentina
21 Sep 1995 A
Australia
10 Mar 1995 A
Azerbaijan
31 Oct 2001 A
Bahamas
 7 May 1998 A
Bahrain
28 Jul 1998 A
Bangladesh
13 Jul 1998 A
Barbados
 1 Jul 1998 A
Belgium
15 Sep 1998 A
Belize
 6 May 1997 A
Brazil
23 Dec 1996 A
Brunei Darussalam
23 Dec 1998 A
Bulgaria
29 Jan 1997 A
Canada
23 Jun 1995 A
Chile
19 Jun 1998 A
China
27 Oct 1994 A
Comoros
 3 Aug 2001 A
Congo
21 Aug 2001 A
Côte d'Ivoire
 4 Nov 1998 A
Cuba
28 Feb 1994 A
Cyprus
24 Jun 1996 A
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
 5 Apr 1994 A
Denmark
 6 Jan 1994 A
Dominica
29 Apr 1997 A
Ecuador
30 Jan 1998 A
Egypt
12 Jul 1994 A
Eritrea
23 Oct 2001 A
Estonia
22 Feb 1994 A
Fiji
20 Aug 2002 A
Finland
28 Aug 1995 A
France
18 Nov 1997 A
Gambia
12 Jul 2001 A
Georgia
 7 Jun 2001 A
Germany
17 Mar 1995 A
Ghana
 1 Jul 1996 A
Greece
 2 Dec 1994 A
Guatemala
 8 Aug 2001 A
Guyana
16 Sep 1998 A
Honduras
26 Oct 1999 A
Hungary
12 May 2000 A
Iceland
17 Feb 1998 A
India
28 Nov 1995 A
Indonesia
21 May 1996 A
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
20 Jun 1996 A
Ireland
16 Nov 1998 A
Italy
18 Feb 2000 A
Jamaica
31 Aug 1999 A
Kenya
 4 Nov 1999 A
Kuwait
15 Sep 1995 A
Latvia
16 Jun 2000 A
Lebanon
10 Jul 1995 A
Liberia
16 Jun 1995 A
Libya
 6 Nov 1998 A
Lithuania
16 Nov 1999 A
Luxembourg
22 Sep 2000 A
Madagascar
 9 Oct 1996 A
Malawi
26 Oct 2001 A
Malta
 4 Feb 1994 A
Marshall Islands
 7 Sep 1998 A
Mauritius
16 Jan 1997 A
Mexico
 4 May 1995 A
Monaco
27 Jan 1994 A
Morocco
16 Jun 1995 A
Myanmar
 7 Jul 1998 A
Namibia
10 Sep 2001 A
Nepal
22 Sep 1998 A
Netherlands 1
26 Sep 1994 A
New Zealand 2
 9 Oct 2000 A
Nigeria
 4 May 1995 A
Oman
20 May 1998 A
Panama
28 Oct 1997 A
Papua New Guinea
 7 Nov 2001 A
Peru
 7 May 1996 A
Philippines
 8 Dec 1997 A
Poland
29 Dec 1995 A
Portugal
16 Oct 2001 A
Qatar
27 Oct 1998 A
Republic of Korea
 5 Apr 1994 A
Russian Federation
 8 Sep 1994 A
Saudi Arabia
27 Feb 1996 A
Serbia
11 Dec 2000 A
Seychelles
30 Jun 1998 A
Sierra Leone
27 Jul 2001 A
Singapore
28 Nov 1995 A
Slovakia
12 Jun 1995 A
Slovenia
10 Mar 1998 A
South Africa
21 Oct 1999 A
Spain
24 Jan 1995 A
Sri Lanka
21 Jan 1998 A
St. Kitts and Nevis
 8 Oct 2001 A
St. Lucia
10 Sep 1998 A
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
13 Apr 2000 A
Sudan
21 Aug 2001 A
Sweden
 1 Sep 1994 A
Switzerland
21 Dec 1995 A
Syrian Arab Republic
18 Nov 1997 A
Thailand
10 Sep 1996 A
Tonga
 3 Nov 2000 A
Trinidad and Tobago
10 Nov 1995 A
Tunisia
16 Jul 1996 A
Turkey
 8 May 2001 A
United Arab Emirates
 3 Mar 1995 A
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
14 Sep 1994 A
United Republic of Tanzania
24 Jul 1998 A
United States of America
14 Oct 1998 A
Vanuatu
18 Feb 1999 A
Viet Nam
20 Jul 1998 A
End Note
1.For the Kingdom in Europe, the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba.
2.With a declaration to the effect that "... consistent with the constitutional status of Tokelau and taking into account the commitment of the Government of New Zealand to the development of self-government for Tokelau through an act of self-determination under the Charter of the United Nations, this acceptance shall not extend to Tokelau unless and until a Declaration to this effect is lodged by the Government of New Zealand with the Depositary on the basis of appropriate consultation with that territory."