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Decision : 33 COM 7B.130
Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City (United Kingdom) (C 1150)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7B,

2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7B.115, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008),

3. Notes the detailed information provided by State Party and particularly:

a) The development of the new Supplementary Planning Document addresses the management issues raised by the World Heritage Committee in paragraphs 3b and 4b of Decision 31 COM 7B.121 and paragraph 3b and 3c of Decision 32 COM 7B.115,

b) The final version of the Supplementary Planning Document is expected to be formally adopted by Liverpool City Council in June 2009,

c) The revised Evidential Report will be provided to the World Heritage Centre when available,

d) Progress on the improvement of the protection of World Heritage properties in England through changes to the planning system,

e) Preparation of an expanded Statement of Outstanding Universal Value,

f) The initiatives taken by the Liverpool City Council and other partners during 2008, particularly regarding the national statutory lists;

4. Requests the State Party to keep the World Heritage Centre informed on progress on the issues above.

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
Year: 2009
Decision Code: 33 COM 7B.130