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THE MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION COMPENDIUM

MULTILATERAL / MARINE MAMMALS
Volume(s) 1-3; pages 1453-1453


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Amendments to the Schedule to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, London, 1962


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Done at London 6 July 1962


Entered into force 9 October 1962


Primary source citation: 14 UST 112, TIAS 5277


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INTERNATIONAL WHALING COMMISSION EAST BLOCK, WHITEHALL PLACE, LONDON, S.W.1. 15TH OCTOBER, 1962. Ref. AS. XIV

Circular Communication to all Contracting Governments International Whaling Convention, 1946 Amendments of Schedule

The Secretary refers to his letter of 10th July, 1962 about the amendment to the Schedule to the International Whaling Convention, 1946 which the Commission made at the Fourteenth Meeting.

No objections to the amendment were received from Contracting Governments within the 90 day period which ended at midnight on 8th October, 1962. In accordance with Article V(3) of the Convention the amendment, which for convenience is repeated below, became binding on all Contracting Governments as from 9th October, 1962. The Schedule amendment made at the Fourteenth Meeting was as follows:-

Paragraph 5:

add to the sentence in brackets the words Ďand again, as a result of the fourteenth meeting, was rendered inoperative until the Commission otherwise decidesí.

The Secretary requests an acknowledgment of receipt of this letter, a copy of which is being sent to all Commissioners.