International regulations for preventing collisions at sea (1972)

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RESOLUTION 1

THE CONFERENCE,

RECOGNIZING the need for participation by all Contracting Parties to the Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, in the process of amending that Convention,

PARTICULARLY RECOGNIZING the need for participation in that process by Contracting Parties which are not Members of the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization when consideration of amendments is undertaken by the Assembly of the Organization,

CONSIDERING that provision can be made by the Organization for such participation by States which are not Members of the Organization,

RESOLVES to recommend that the Assembly provide for participation with the right to vote by all Contracting Parties to the Convention including those which are not Members of the Organization whenever matters concerning amendment of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, are under consideration in the Assembly of the Organization.