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2012 Cape Town Agreement on the Implementation of the Provisions of the 1993 Torremolinos Protocol Relating to the 1977 International Convention for the Safety of Fishing Vessels

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2012 Cape Town Agreement

CIL Subject Classification
Date of Adoption 11/10/2012
Place of Adoption Cape Town, South Africa
Secretariat / Relevant Authority

International Maritime Organization

Dispute settlement provisions

N/A

Depository

International Maritime Organization Secretary-General

Annexes

N/A

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

Article 4: Entry into Force

“(1) This Agreement shall enter into force 12 months after the date on which not less than 22 States the aggregate number of whose fishing vessels of 24 m in length and over operating on the high seas is not less than 3,600 have expressed their consent to be bound by it.

(2) For a State which deposits an instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession in respect of this Agreement after the requirements for entry into force thereof have been met but prior to the date of entry into force, the ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall take effect on the date of entry into force of this Agreement or three months after the date of deposit of the instrument, whichever is the later date.

(3) For a State which deposits an instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession in respect of this Agreement after the date on which it enters into force, this Agreement shall take effect three months after the date of deposit of the instrument.”

General Status 10 Parties (as of 26/06/2018)
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ASEAN States
Brunei Darussalam
Cambodia
Indonesia
Lao PDR
Malaysia
Myanmar
Philippines
Singapore
Thailand
Viet Nam
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Protocols / Amendments to this instrument

This instrument amends/supersedes

1977 Torremolinos International Convention for the Safety of Fishing Vessels

1993 Torremolinos Protocol Relating to the 1977 Torremolinos International Convention for the Safety of Fishing Vessels

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This instrument updates and amends the provisions of the 1993 Torremolinos Protocol, so that the 1993 Torremolinos Protocol can come into force as soon as possible.

Prepared By SR On 08/07/2013
Checked By CSW On 09/07/2013
Last Updated By NK On 08/07/2013