Amendment To Paragraph 17 Of The Schedule To The International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Of 2 December 1946
Source: http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/other/dfat/treaties/1950/15.html, 20051220
[Adopted at the first meeting (30 May-7 June 1949) of the International Whaling Commission. The Amendment entered into force ... generally (except France) 11 January 1950]
The following new paragraph 17 is substituted for the existing paragraph 17 of the Schedule:
"17. (a) A factory ship which operates solely within territorial waters in one of the areas specified in sub-paragraph (c) of this paragraph, by permission of the Government having jurisdiction over those waters, and which flies the flag of that Government shall, while so operating, be subject to the regulations governing the operation of land stations and not to the regulations governing the operation of factory ships.
(b) Such factory ship shall not, within a period of one year from the termination of the season in which she so operated, be used for the purpose of treating baleen whales in any of the other areas specified in sub-paragraph (c) of this paragraph or south of 40 degrees South latitude.
(c) The areas referred to in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) are:
(1) On the coast of Madagascar and its dependencies;
(2) On the west coast of French Africa;
(3) On the coasts of Australia, namely on the whole of the east coast and on the west coast in the area known as Shark Bay and northward to Northwest Cape and including Exmouth Gulf and King George's Sound, including the Port of Albany."