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Amendments to the Schedule to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, Noordwijk, 1990


Done at Noordwijk 6 July 1990

Entered into force 16 October 1990

Primary source citation: International Whaling Commission Circular Communication RG/VJH/18158, 18 July 1990


International Whaling Commission The Red House, Station Road, Histon, Cambridge CB4 4NP United Kingdom Telephone: Histon (022023) 3971 Fax: Histon (022023) 2876 Telex: 817960, WHALES G

Chairman Mr. S. Irberger (Sweden) Vice-Chairman Dr. L.A. Fleischer (Mexico) Secretary Dr. Ray Gambell

18 July 1990

Our Ref. RG/VJH/18158

CIRCULAR COMMUNICATION TO COMMISSIONERS AND CONTRACTING GOVERNMENTS International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, 1946 Amendments to the Schedule

At its 42nd Meeting held in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, 2-6 July 1990, the International Whaling Commission adopted the following amendments to the Schedule (changes in bold type):

1. Revise paragraphs 11 and 12, and Tables 1, 2 and 3, by substitution of the dates 1990/91 pelagic season, 1991 coastal season, 1991 season, or 1991 as appropriate.

2. Amend paragraph 13(b)(4) by substitution of the dates 1990/91 and 1992/93.

These amendments become effective with respect to each Contracting Government ninety days following the date of this letter, in accordance with Article V of the Convention, unless any Contracting Government lodges an objection, in which case the procedure under Article V, paragraph 3 of the Convention will be followed.

The ninety days period will expire on 16 October 1990. In the absence of objections by that date the amendments will become effective. Contracting Governments will be notified accordingly.

Contracting Governments are reminded that Article V paragraph 3 of the Convention requires them to acknowledge receipt of this notification of amendments, a copy of which is being sent to each Commissioner.

Dr R. Gambell Secretary to the Commission