Amendments To The Schedule To The International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling, Forty-Fifth Meeting

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Amendments to the Schedule of the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, Kyoto, 1993

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International Whaling Commission The Red House Station Road, Histon, Cambridge CB4 4NP United Kingdom Telephone: (0223) 233971 Fax: (0223) 232876

Chairman: Dr. L. A. Fleischer (Mexico) Vice-Chairman: Dr. P. Bridgewater (Australia) Secretary: Dr. Ray Gambell

Our Ref: RG/VJH/19815

2 June 1993

CIRCULAR COMMUNICATION TO COMMISSIONERS AND CONTRACTING GOVERNMENTS

"Amendments to the Schedule International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, 1946

At its 45th Meeting held in Kyoto, Japan, 10-14 May 1993, the International Whaling Commission adopted the following amendments to the Schedule (changes in bold type):

Amend paragraph 13(b)(4) to read

For the seasons 1993/94 to 1995/96 the taking of 22 humpback whales each season is permitted by Bequians of St Vincent and The Grenadines, but only when the meat and products of such whales are to be used exclusively for local consumption in St Vincent and The Grenadines.

Footnote:

2 Each year this figure will be reviewed and if necessary amended on the basis of the advice of the Scientific Committee.

Revise paragraphs 11 and 12, and Tables 1, 2 and 3

by substitution of the dates 1993/94 pelagic season, 1994 coastal season, 1994 season, or 1994 as appropriate.

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 "31 August 1993. 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

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International Whaling Commission The Red House Station Road, Histon, Cambridge CB4 4NP United Kingdom Telephone: (0223) 233971 Fax: (0223) 232876

Chairman: Dr. L. A. Fleischer (Mexico) Vice-Chairman: Dr. P. Bridgewater (Australia) Secretary: Dr. Ray Gambell

Our Ref: RG/JAC/00228

1 September 1993

CIRCULAR COMMUNICATION TO COMMISSIONERS AND CONTRACTING GOVERNMENTS

"Amendments to the Schedule of the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, 1946 Adopted at the 45th Annual Meeting

The Secretary refers to his Circular Communication dated 2 June 1993 (ref: RG/VJH/19815) notifying the amendments to the Schedule of the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, 1946, adopted at the 45th Annual Meeting of the International Whaling Commission held in Kyoto, Japan, 10-14 May 1993. No objections have been received within the period of 90 days from the date of notification of these amendments and in accordance with Article V, paragraph 3 of the Convention, the amendments become effective for all Contracting Governments from 31 August 1993. In accordance with Article V, paragraph 3, the Secretary requests an acknowledgement of this Communication, a copy of which is also being sent to each Commissioner.

A new edition of the Schedule, to replace the version dated November 1992 and incorporating these latest amendments, will be printed and circulated in due course.