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Proclamation 3632--Regulations for preventing collisions at sea

Source: The provisions of Proclamation 3632 of Dec. 29, 1964, appear at 29 FR 19167, 3 CFR, 1964-1965 Comp., p. 73, unless otherwise noted.

WHEREAS certain regulations designated as Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1960, were approved by the International Conference on Safety of Life at Sea, 1960, held at London from May 17 to June 17, 1960; and

WHEREAS the Act of September 24, 1963 (Public Law 88-131, 77 Stat. 194), hereinafter referred to as the Act, authorizes the President of the United States of America to proclaim those regulations, which are set forth in Section 4 of the Act, and to specify the effective date thereof, the regulations to have effect (after the effective date thus specified), as if enacted by statute; and

WHEREAS on March 12, 1964, the Government of the United States of America communicated to the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization, as depository agency, its acceptance of the regulations; and

WHEREAS the Government of the United States of America has been notified by the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization, as depository agency, that substantial unanimity has been reached as to the acceptance by interested countries, and that it has fixed September 1, 1965, as the date on and after which the regulations shall be applied by the governments which have accepted them; and

WHEREAS the Act provides that the Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1948 (65 Stat. 406), as proclaimed and made effective as of January 1, 1954, by Proclamation No. 3030 of August 15, 1953, shall be of no further force or effect after the effective date proclaimed for the Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1960.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, LYNDON B. JOHNSON, President of the United States of America, under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Act, do hereby proclaim the Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1960, as set forth in Section 4 of the Act, which regulations are attached hereto and made a part hereof,1 and do hereby specify that the effective date thereof shall be September 1, 1965.

Proclamation No. 3030 is superseded effective as of September 1, 1965.


1 Editorial note: Filed with the Office of the Federal Register as part of the original document. The regulations are printed with the 1960 convention at 16 UST 794, TIAS 5813.


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