Amendments To The Schedule To The International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling, Twenty-Fourth Meeting

Filename: 1972-AmendmentsScheduleM24-1946-Whaling.EN.txt

Amendments to the Schedule to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling of 2 December 1946

Source: AUSTRALIAN TREATY SERIES 1972 No. 28 (electronic)

The amendments read as follows:

Paragraph 1(c)

Insert after "Commission", line 3, "acting through its Secretary".

Paragraph 4(1)(a)

Delete the words "for three years ending on 24 February 1973".

Paragraph 5

Delete whole paragraph. Insert "[This paragraph was deleted following a recommendation made at the 24th Meeting]".

Paragraph 6(1)

Delete after "Ocean", line 1, "for a period ending on 8 November 1972". Delete "close season" line 2 and substitute "prohibition".

Paragraph 8(a)

Delete after "exceed ", line 3, "2,300 blue whale units in 1971/72" and substitute "1,950 fin and 5,000 sei and Bryde's whales combined and 5,000 minke whales in 1972/73".

Paragraph 8(b)

Delete whole sub-paragraph.

Paragraph 8(c)

Renumber 8(b); delete "blue whale units", line 2, and substitute "fin, sei, Bryde's and minke whales".

Delete "blue whale units", line 5, and substitute "each of these species".

Delete "blue whale units", last line, and substitute "each of these species".

Paragraph 8(d)

Renumber 8(c); delete "whales", line 4, and substitute "each of these species".

Paragraph 8(e)

Renumber 8(d).

Paragraph 8(f)

Renumber 8(e); delete "Subject to sub-paragraph (h)", line 1.

Delete after "exceed", line 2, "1,046" and "1972" and substitute "650" and "1973".

Paragraph 8(g)

Renumber 8(f); delete "Subject to sub-paragraph (h)".

Delete after "exceed", line 2, "3,768" and "1972", line 2, and substitute "3,000" and "1973".

Delete last sentence.

Paragraph 8(h)

Delete whole sub-paragraph.

Paragraph 8(i)

Renumber 8(g). Delete after "exceed" in line 2 "10,841 whales in 1972" and substitute "6,000 male and 4,000 female sperm whales in 1973".

Paragraph 8(j)

Delete whole sub-paragraph and footnote and substitute sub-paragraph 8(h) "The number of sperm whales taken in the Southern Hemisphere in the 1972/73 pelagic season and the 1973 coastal season shall not exceed 8,000 males and 5,000 females.".

Paragraph 9(c)

Delete "38" to "stations", lines 1, 2 and 3, and substitute "30 feet (9.2 metres) in length except in the North Atlantic Ocean where it is forbidden to take or kill any sperm whale below 35 feet (10.7 metres)".

Paragraph 11

Delete after "8", line 6, "(f), (g) and (h)" and substitute "(e) and (f)".

Paragraph 12(a)

Delete "5" in the last line.