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Full Title

1977 Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage Resulting from Exploration for and Exploitation of Seabed Mineral Resources

Short Title / Abbreviations

CLEE 1977

CIL Subject Classification
Citations to Text Cmnd 6791
Date of Adoption 01/05/1977
Place of Adoption London, United Kingdom
Secretariat / Relevant Authority

United Kingdom Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)

Dispute settlement provisions

N/A

Depository

Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization

Annexes

N/A

Entry Into Force Status Not In Force
Entry into Force / Termination Provisions

Article 20:

“1. This Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day following the date of deposit of the fourth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.

2. For each State ratifying, accepting, approving or acceding to the Convention after the deposit of the fourth instrument, the Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after deposit by such State of its instrument.”

General Status 0 Parties (as of 17/07/2018)
Links to Current Status/Reservations United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office
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Brunei Darussalam
Cambodia
Indonesia
Lao PDR
Malaysia
Myanmar
Philippines
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Thailand
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The Convention is specific to States which have coastlines on the North Sea, the Baltic Sea or that part of the Atlantic Ocean to the north of 36o North latitude (Article 18).

There are 6 signatories to the Convention: the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom.