The British Ambassador (Lindsay) to the Secretary of State

No. 350

His Majesty’s Ambassador presents his compliments to the Secretary of State and, with reference to Mr. Osborne’s Note No. 300 of September 28th last,5 regarding the ratification of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, signed at London in 1929, has the honour to inform him that instruments of ratification, in respect of the countries mentioned below, of that Convention, were duly deposited in the archives of the Foreign Office at London on October 1st last:—

  • Canada.
  • Finland.
  • France.
  • Germany.
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
  • Italy
  • Norway
  • Sweden.

2. The Convention, having previously been ratified by the Governments of Denmark, the Netherlands, and Spain, will come into force in accordance with the provisions of Article 65 thereof on January 1st, 1933.

  1. Not printed.