Amendments To The Schedule To The International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling, Fortieth Meeting

Filename: 1988-AmendmentsScheduleM40-1946-Whaling.EN.txt

Amendments To The Schedule To The International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Of 2 December 1946

Source: AUSTRALIAN TREATY SERIES 1988 No. 46 (electronic)

The amendments read as follows (changes in bold type):

1. In sub-paragraph 13(b)(1) replace the words "Bering Sea" by "Bering-Chukchi-Beaufort Seas".

2. In sub-paragraph 13(b)(1)(i) replace the text by

"For each of the years 1989, 1990 and 1991, the total number of whales struck shall not exceed 44 and the total number of whales landed shall not exceed 41, except that in 1988, 1989 or 1990, any unused strikes up to a maximum of 3 shall be transferred to the following year."

3. In sub-paragraph 13(b)(2) replace "1988" by

"each of the years 1989, 1990 and 1991"

4. Amend Table 1 to reflect an aboriginal catch limit of 60 for the West Greenland stock of minke whales, 23 for the West Greenland stock of fin whales, and 12 for the Central Atlantic stock of minke whales all with the footnote "Available to be taken by aborigines pursuant to paragraph 13(b)3.".

5. Revise paragraphs 11 and 12, and Tables 1, 2 and 3, by substitution of the dates 1988/89 pelagic season, 1989 coastal season, 1989 season, or 1989 as appropriate.