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INSTRUMENT OF ACCESSION
WHEREAS the International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response
and Co-operation, 1990 (hereinafter referred to as the “Convention”) was adopted by
the World Maritime Organisation on 30 November 1990;
AND WHEREAS Article 15 of the Convention makes provision for accession;
AND WHEREAS the Government of the Republic of South Africa is desirous of
acceding to the Convention and the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa has
approved the said Convention in accordance with the requirements of South African
law;
NOW THEREFORE I, MAITE NKOANA-MASHABANE, MINISTER OF
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION OF THE REPUBLIC
OF SOUTH AFRICA, declare that the Government of the Republic of South Africa,
having considered the said International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness,
Response and Co-operation, 1990, hereby accedes to the same and undertakes
faithfully to perform and carry out all the stipulations contained therein.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have signed this Instrument of Accession at
…………………………. on this the ……... day of …………………..…. in the year
Two Thousand and Eleven.
…………………………………………
M NKOANA-MASHABANE
MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION
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