Special General Meeting - Proposed Amendment to War Risks Exclusion
02/03 and 06/03). The Board will consider, at its next meeting on 26th January, 2004 the terms on which this special cover may be offered from 20th February, firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone +44 20 7204 2147 with any questions regarding this circular.
TO THE MEMBERS
Please find enclosed papers for a Special General Meeting to be held on 26th January, 2004, for the purpose of considering an additional Rule amendment.
The effect of the amendment, if approved, will be to ensure that the Association is in a position to meet its obligations in respect of pollution liabilities under Civil Liability Convention (CLC) certificates and in respect of passenger liabilities under guarantees provided to the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), even where such liabilities arise as a result of war risks (including terrorism).
It is intended that a corresponding amendment be made to the Pooling Agreement.
A Proxy Form and Schedule of Votes are enclosed in respect of the resolution contained in the Notice of Meeting. Please note that the completed form must reach the Secretary by mail or fax at the latest 12 hours before the Meeting.
Members will recall that the Association provides a special war risks P&I cover in relation to risks otherwise excluded by Rule 5E. The present terms of this cover were the subject of the Association's circulars dated February and April 2003 (ref.
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