THE MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION COMPENDIUM
MULTILATERAL / MARINE MAMMALS
Volume(s) 1-3; pages 1468-1468
Amendments to the Schedule to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, London, 1967
Done at London 30 June 1967
Entered into force 6 October 1967
Primary source citation: 18 UST 2391, TIAS 6345
INTERNATIONAL WHALING COMMISSION EAST BLOCK, WHITEHALL PLACE, LONDON, S.W.1 Telephone: TRAFALGAR 7711 (Extension 543) Chairman: W. C. TAME (U.K.) Vice-Chairman: I. FUJITA (JAPAN) Secretary: R. STACEY
6th OCTOBER, 1967
Circular Communication to all Contracting Governments International Whaling Convention, 1946 Amendments to the Schedule
The Secretary refers to his Circular Communication of 7th July, 1967 concerning the amendments to the Schedule to the Convention which the Commission adopted at its 19th Annual Meeting. No objections have been received to the amendments and in accordance with Article V of the Convention, they therefore become binding on all Contracting Governments as from 6th October, 1967. The Schedule amendments are as follows:-
Paragraph 6(3) Delete the words ‘40° South Latitude’ and insert in their place the words ‘the Equator’.
Paragraph 6(4) Delete the words ‘during the 1967 season’ and insert in their place ‘for three years beginning with the 1968 season’.
Paragraph 8 (a) Delete the whole of this paragraph and insert in its place the following paragraphs:-
‘(a) The number of baleen whales taken during the open season in waters south of 40° South Latitude by whale catchers attached to factory ships under the jurisdiction of the Contracting Governments shall not exceed 3,200 blue whale units in 1967/68.’
Paragraph 9 (a) Delete the word ‘1965’ in line 9 and insert in its place the word ‘1968’.
Paragraph 9 (b) Delete the word ‘1965’ in line 8 and insert in its place the word ‘1968’.
Copies of the revised Schedule incorporating these amendments will be circulated as soon as possible.