S.I. No. 508/2012 - Merchant Shipping (International Convention on Load Lines) (Convention Countries) Order 2012.

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S.I. No. 508/2012 - Merchant Shipping (International Convention on Load Lines) (Convention Countries) Order 2012.

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 14th December, 2012.
The Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 30 of the Merchant Shipping (Load Lines) Act 1968 (No. 17 of 1968), hereby make the following order:
1.This Order may be cited as the Merchant Shipping (International Convention on Load Lines) (Convention Countries) Order 2012.
2.It is declared—
(a) that the government of each of the countries specified in Schedule 1 has accepted or acceded to the International Convention on Load Lines 1966, and
(b) that the said Convention extends to each of the territories specified in Schedule 2.
3.The Merchant Shipping (International Convention on Load Lines) (Convention Countries) Order 1986 ( S.I. No. 319 of 1986 ) is revoked.
SCHEDULE 1
Article 2
Albania

Antigua and Barbuda

Austria

Bahrain

Belarus

Benin

Brunei Darussalam

Cameroon

Chile

Comoros

Cote d’Ivoire

Cyprus

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dominica

Egypt

Estonia

Finland

Gambia

Ghana

Guatemala

Haiti

Iceland

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Italy

Jordan

Kiribati

Lebanon

Lithuania

Malaysia

Marshall Islands

Mexico

Montenegro

Myanmar

New Zealand

Norway

Palau

Peru

PortugalRepublic of Moldova

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Samoa

Senegal

Sierra Leone

Slovenia

South Africa

Sudan

Switzerland

Togo

Tunisia

Tuvalu

United Kingdom

Uruguay

Viet Nam
Algeria

Argentina

Azerbaijan

Bangladesh

Belgium

Bolivia

Bulgaria

Canada

China

Congo

Croatia

Czech Republic

Denmark

Dominican Republic

Equatorial Guinea

Ethiopia

France

Georgia

Greece

Guinea

Honduras

India

Ireland

Jamaica

Kazakhstan

Kuwait

Liberia

Luxembourg

Maldives

Mauritania

Monaco

Morocco

Namibia

Nicaragua

Oman

Panama

Philippines

Qatar

Romania

Saint Lucia

Sao Tome and Principe

Serbia

Singapore

Solomon Islands

Spain

Suriname

Syrian Arab Republic

Tonga

Turkey

Ukraine

United Republic of Tanzania

Vanuatu

Yemen
Angola

Australia

Bahamas

Barbados

Belize

Brazil

Cambodia

Cape Verde

Colombia

Cook Islands

Cuba

Democratic People’s Republic of Kore

aDjibouti

Ecuador

Eritrea

Fiji

Gabon

Germany

Grenada

Guyana

Hungary

Indonesia

Israel

Japan

Kenya

Latvia

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Madagascar

Malta

Mauritius

Mongolia

Mozambique

Netherlands

Nigeria

Pakistan

Papua New Guinea

Poland

Republic of Korea

Russian Federation

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Saudi Arabia

Seychelles

Slovakia

Somalia

Sri Lanka

Sweden

Thailand

Trinidad and Tobago

Turkmenistan

United Arab Emirates

United States

Venezuela

Zambia
SCHEDULE 2
Article 2
Faroe Islands

Hong Kong SAR, China

Macau SAR, China
GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Government,
11 December 2012.
ENDA KENNY,
Taoiseach.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note does not form part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation)
This Order declares that the Governments of the countries specified in the Order have accepted or acceded to the International Convention on Load Lines 1966 and that the Convention extends to particular territories. The effect of the Order is to bring the list of countries and territories up to date. It also revokes the previous Statutory Instrument, the Merchant Shipping (International Convention on Load Lines) (Convention Countries) Order 1986 ( S.I. No. 319 of 1986 ).

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