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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA)

Roberto Virzo, Mario Gervasi

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 28 February 2021

Subject(s):
NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) — Marine environment, protection — Ships / vessels

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law under the direction of Professor Anne Peters (2021–) and Professor Rüdiger Wolfrum (2004–2020). 

1 The International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (‘IALA’) is a non-governmental organization (‘NGO’) founded in 1957 as the International Association of Lighthouse Authorities (see also Lighthouses and Lightships; Non-Governmental Organizations). The Constitution of the IALA, which entered into force in 1957, has been amended on numerous occasions, most recently on 29 May 2018. 2 The IALA has four categories of members: (1) national members, ie the national authorities responsible for operating and maintaining aids to...
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