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Full Title

1992 International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage (Consolidated Text)

Short Title / Abbreviations

1992 Fund Convention / FUND 1992 (1971 Fund Convention as amended by the 1992 Fund Protocol)

CIL Subject Classification
Citations to Text 1953 UNTS 330
Date of Adoption 27/11/1992
Place of Adoption London, United Kingdom
Secretariat / Relevant Authority

International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds / International Maritime Organisation

Dispute settlement provisions

Depository

Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organisation

Annexes

Entry Into Force Status In Force
Date of Entry into Force

30/05/1996

Entry into Force / Termination Provisions

Article 36 Quinquies/Article 30 of the 1971 Fund Convention, Entry into Force, Paragraphs 1,2 and 3:

“1. This Protocol shall enter into force twelve months following the date on which the following requirements are fulfilled: (a) at least eight States have deposited instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with the Secretary-General of the Organization; and (b) the Secretary-General of the Organization has received information in accordance with Article 29 that those persons who would be liable to contribute pursuant to Article 10 of the 1971 Fund Convention as amended by this Protocol have received during the preceding calendar year a total quantity of at least 450 million tons of contributing oil.

2. However, this Protocol shall not enter into force before the 1992 Liability Convention has entered into force.

3. For each State which ratifies, accepts, approves or accedes to this Protocol after the conditions in paragraph 1 for entry into force have been met, the Protocol shall enter into force twelve months following the date of the deposit by such State of the appropriate instrument. “

General Status 115 Parties (as of 29/01/2020)
Links to Current Status/Reservations International Maritime Organization
Status
ASEAN States
Brunei Darussalam Accession 31/01/2002
Cambodia Accession 08/06/2001
Indonesia
Lao PDR
Malaysia Accession 09/06/2004
Myanmar
Philippines Accession 07/07/1997
Singapore Accession 31/12/1997
Thailand Accession 07/07/2017
Viet Nam
Related Instruments
Protocols / Amendments to this instrument

2000 (Limits of Compensation) Amendments (Leg.2(82))

This instrument amends/supersedes

1971 International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage

1976 Protocol to the 1971 International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage

1984 Protocol to 1971 International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage

Related Instruments

2000 Protocol to the 1971 International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage

2003 Protocol to the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage, 1992

2001 International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage

1992 International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (Consolidated text)

 

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The 1992 Protocol superseded both 1976 and 1984 Protocol(s) to 1971 International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage.

The 1971 convention ceased to be in force from 24 May 2002.

Note Article 36 Quinquies/Amended Article 28.4 of the 1971 Fund Convention:
“This Protocol may be ratified, accepted, approved or acceded to only by States which have ratified, accepted, approved or acceded to the 1992 Liability Convention.”

Note Article 36 Quinquies/Amended Article 28.6 of the 1971 Fund Convention:
“A State which is Party to this Protocol but is not a Party to the 1971 Fund Convention shall be bound by the provision of the 1971 Fund Convention as amended by this Protocol in relation to other Parties thereto, but shall not be bound by the provisions of the 1971 Fund Convention in relation to parties thereto.”

Note also Article 16.5 of the 1992 International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage:
“Denunciation of the Protocol of 1992 to amend the 1971 Fund Convention by a State which remains a Party to the 1971 Fund Convention shall be deemed to be a denunciation of this Protocol. Such denunciation shall take effect on the date on which denunciation of the Protocol of 1992 to amend the 1971 Fund Convention takes effect according to Article 34 of that Protocol.”