Decision ID: 002345

In September 1990 the 1971 Fund Assembly decided, in accordance with Article 5.4 of the 1971 Fund Convention, to include in Article 5.3 (a) (ii) of the Fund Convention the November 1988 amendments to SOLAS 74, with effect from a February 1992. The Assembly decided not to include the November 1988 amendments to the 1978 Protocol to SOLAS 74, the 1990 amendments to SOLAS 74, the October 1989 amendments to MARPOL 73/78 and the 1989 amendments to COLREG 72 in the list of instruments in Article 5.3 (a), since they were not considered relevant for the purpose of Article 5 of the Fund Convention. The Assembly also decided that it was premature to take any decisions regarding the April 1989 amendments to SOLAS 74 and regarding certain other amendments to SOLAS 74, the International Convention on Load Lines and MARPOL 73/78.

Date: 31.08.1990
Category: Application of the Conventions
Subject: Exoneration of the 1971 Fund to indemnify the shipowner and his guarantor under Article 5.3 of the 1971 Fund Convention