1977 Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage Resulting from Exploration for and Exploitation of Seabed Mineral Resources
|Short Title / Abbreviations||
|CIL Subject Classification|
|Citations to Text||Cmnd 6791|
|Date of Adoption||01/05/1977|
|Place of Adoption||London, United Kingdom|
|Secretariat / Relevant Authority|
|Dispute settlement provisions||
Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization
|Entry Into Force Status||Not In Force|
|Entry into Force / Termination Provisions||
“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
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.