THE MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION COMPENDIUM
MULTILATERAL / MARINE MAMMALS
Volume(s) 1-3; pages 1467-1467
Amendments to the Schedule to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, London, 1966
Done at London 1 July 1966
Entered into force 5 October 1966
Primary source citation: 17 UST 1640, TIAS 6120
INTERNATIONAL WHALING COMMISSION EAST BLOCK, WHITEHALL PLACE, LONDON, S.W.1 Telephone: TRAFALGAR 7711 (Extension 383) Chairman: W. C. TAME (U.K.) Vice-Chairman: I. FUJITA (JAPAN) 5TH OCTOBER, 1966. AS XVIII
Circular Communication to all Contracting Governments International Whaling Convention, 1946 Amendments to the Schedule
The Acting Secretary refers to his circular communication of 6th July, 1966 concerning the amendments to the Schedule to the Convention which the Commission agreed upon at the Eighteenth Meeting.
No objections have been received to these amendments and in accordance with Article V of the Convention they therefore become binding on all Contracting Governments from 5th October, 1966. The amendments are repeated below:-
Paragraph 6(4) Delete ‘1966’ in the second line and insert in its place ‘1967’.
Paragraph 7 (a) Delete the semi-colon after the word ‘inclusive’ in the fourth line and insert a full stop. Delete the words ‘and no such whale catcher shall be used for the purpose of killing or attempting to kill blue whales before the 14th February in any year’.
Paragraph 8 (a) Delete the words after ‘shall not exceed’ in the third line to the end of the sub-paragraph and insert in their place ‘3,500 blue whale units in 1966/67. The total catch for 1967/68 shall be less than the combined sustainable yields of the fin and sei whale stocks as determined on the basis of more precise scientific evidence.’