Legal Committee (LEG)

The Legal Committee (LEG) deals with any legal matters within IMO’s scope. This includes liability and compensation issues related to the operation of ships, including damage, pollution, passenger claims, and wreck removal. The Committee also addresses seafarer matters, including the fair treatment  of seafarers, and issues concerning unlawful activities at sea which affect the safety of navigation.  Read More

Resolutions Title
LEG.1(82) AMENDMENTS OF THE LIMITATION AMOUNTS IN THE PROTOCOL OF 1992 TO AMEND THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON CIVIL LIABILITY FOR OIL POLLUTION DAMAGE, 1969
LEG.2(82) AMENDMENTS OF THE LIMITS OF COMPENSATION IN THE PROTOCOL OF 1992 TO AMEND THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR COMPENSATION FOR OIL POLLUTION DAMAGE, 1971
LEG.3(91) ADOPTION OF GUIDELINES ON FAIR TREATMENT OF SEAFARERS IN THE EVENT OF A MARITIME ACCIDENT
LEG.4(91) IMPLICATIONS FOR THE REFERENCE IN ARTICLE 1.5 (a) (ii) OF THE HNS CONVENTION TO "NOXIOUS LIQUID SUBSTANCES CARRIED IN BULK"
LEG.5(99) AMENDMENTS TO THE PROTOCOL OF 1996 TO AMEND THE CONVENTION ON LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR MARITIME CLAIMS, 1976