1992 List of amendments

List of Amendments

July 2014

LIST OF AMENDMENTS


Annex III

After the general title of Annex III the words "Part I; Prevention of Pollution from Industry and Municipalities" are inserted and after Part I new “Part II; Prevention of Pollution from Agriculture” is inserted in accordance with HELCOM Recommendation 21/1, which supersedes HELCOM Recommendation 19/6. These amendments entered into force on 31 December 2000.


Annex IV; Regulations 4, 6-8

In accordance with HELCOM Recommendation 21/2: Regulation 4 is amended and new “Regulation 6; Discharge of sewage by other ships”, “Regulation 7; Mandatory discharge of all wastes to a port reception facility” and “ Regulation 8; Incineration of ship-generated wastes on board ships” are inserted. These amendments entered into force on 31 December 2000.


Annex IV; Regulations 4 and 9-12

In accordance with HELCOM Recommendation 22E/5: Regulation 4 is replaced and new “Regulation 9: Improved hydrographic services and promotion of the use of Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC)”, “Regulation 10: Use of Automatic Identification Systems (AIS)”, “Regulation 11: Port State control”, “Regulation 12: Promotion of a safety and environmental culture through the establishment of a common procedure for the investigations into marine casualties” and “Regulation 13: Places of refuge” are inserted. These amendments entered into force on 1 December 2002.

Annex IV; Regulations 4-13

In accordance with HELCOM Recommendation 24/8: Regulation 4 is amended, Regulation 5 is deleted, and consequently the remaining Regulations 6-13 are renumbered as 5-12; the renumbered Regulation 5 (former 6) is replaced. These amendments entered into force on 1 July 2004.

Annex III; Part II

In accordance with HELCOM Recommendation 28E/4 in “Part II, Prevention of Pollution from Agriculture” both “Regulation 2, Plant nutrients” and “Regulation 4, Environmental permits” are amended; Regulation 5 is amended and renamed to “Monitoring and evaluation”. These amendments entered into force on 15 November 2008.

Annex VII; Response to Pollution Incedents

In accordance with HELCOM Recommendation 34E/3, Annex VII “Response to Pollution Incidents” is amended with substantial changes to Regulation 1 (1), Regulation 2, Regulation 8 (1a), Regulation 10 (1a, 1b, 1c, 2 and 3) to explicitly include response on the shore. The amendment includes also editorial rewordings concerning Regulation 11 where “HELCOM Combatting Manual” has been rephrased as “HELCOM Response Manual” and the “Combatting Committee” rephrased as the “Response Group”, which is according to valid practice since 2002. These amendments entered into force on 1 July 2014.