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[75 Stat. 405]
[75 Stat. 405]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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PUBLIC LAW 8 7 - 1 6 7 - A U G, 30, 1961

degrees 20 minutes north, longitude 30 degrees west; thence to latitude 48 degrees north, longitude 14 degrees west; thence eastward along the forty-eighth parallel to a point of intersection with the fifty-mile zone off the coast of France: Provided, That in relation to voyages which do not extend seaward beyond the Atlantic Zone as defined above, and which are to points not provided with adequate facilities for the reception of oily residue, the Atlantic Zone shall be deemed to terminate at a distance of one hundred miles from land. (4) THE AUSTRALIAN ZONE.—The Australian Zone shall extend for a distance of one hundred and fifty miles from the coasts of Australia, except off the north and west coasts of the Australian mainland between the point opposite Thursday Island and the point on the west coast at 20 degrees south latitude. (b) Subject to paragraph (c) of this section the prohibited zones in relation to ships other than tankers shall be all sea areas within fifty miles from land with the following exceptions: (1) THE ADRIATIC ZONES,—Within the Adriatic Sea the prohibited zones off the coasts of Italy and Yugoslavia respectively shall each extend for a distance of twenty miles from land, excepting only the Island of Vis. After the expiration of a period of three years following the application of prohibited zones to ships other than tankers in accordance with section 3(b) of this Act the said zones shall each be extended by a further thirty miles in width unless the two Governments agree to postpone such extension. In the event of such an agreement, the Convention provides for notification to be given accordingly to the Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization by said governments not less than three months before the expiration of such period of three years and for notification to be given to all contracting governments by the Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization. (2) THE NORTH SEA AND ATLANTIC ZONES.—The North Sea and Atlantic Zones shall extend for a distance of one hundred miles from the coasts of the following countries: Belgium, Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, but not beyond the point where the limit of a one-hundred-mile zone off the west coast of Jutland intersects the limit of the fiftymile zone off the coast of Norway. (c) With respect to the reduction or extension of the zones described above effectuated under the terms of the Convention, the Secretary of the Army shall give notice thereof by publication of such information in Notices to Mariners issued by the United States Coast Guard and United States Navy. SEC. 13. (a) The Secretary shall have printed separate booklets which set forth instructions and spaces for inserting information as follows: (1)

FOR TANKERS.—

(A) Date of entry. (B) Ballasting of and discharge of ballast from cargo tanks. (i) Identity numbers of tank (s). (ii) Type of oil previously contained in t a n k (s).

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