For the purposes of this Protocol:
1. Convention means the text of the Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea, 1974.
2. Organization means the International Maritime Organization.
3. Secretary-General means the Secretary-General of the Organization.
Article 1, paragraph 1 of the Convention is replaced by the following text:
a. carrier means a person by or on behalf of whom a contract of carriage has been concluded, whether the carriage is actually performed by that person or by a performing carrier;
b. performing carrier means a person other than the carrier, being the owner, charterer or operator of a ship, who actually performs the whole or a part of the carriage; and
c. carrier who actually performs the whole or a part of the carriage means the performing carrier, or, in so far as the carrier actually performs the carriage, the carrier.
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