The Fijian Parliament Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence is undertaking a review of the proposal by the Government of the Republic of Fiji to ratify the following treaties or conventions:

  1. International Mobile Satellite Organisation 1976
  2. International Convention on Salvage 1989
  3. International Convention for the Control and Management of Ship’s Ballast Water and Sediments 2004
  4. International Convention for the Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage (2001)
  5. International Convention on the Control of Antifouling Systems on Ships (2001)
  6. Protocol Preparedness Response and Cooperation to Pollution Incidents by Hazardous and Noxious Substances (2009)
  7. Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic (1965)
  8. International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL 73/78)

Members of the public are encouraged to make written submissions on the above.  For further information please contact the Committee Secretary (Kalo) through email ktakape@parliament.gov.fj or telephone contact 3225609.