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CIL Selected Documents

CIL’s selected documents on International Maritime Crimes are essential reference material on piracy and other maritime crimes. Click here or on the icon below to download the selected documents in PDF format.

Selected Internet Resources on National Implementation of Global Conventions on Maritime Crimes

1. Overview on National Law and Treaties

Examples of Legislation on Treaty Ratification and Implementation:

Information on Treaty Ratification and Implementation in Selected Countries:

2. Overview on Conventions Applicable to International Maritime Crimes

3. National Legislation Databases

4. Materials on the 1979 International Convention against the Taking of Hostages (Hostage Taking Convention)

Legislation implementing the Hostage Taking Convention in Selected Countries:

5. Materials on the 1988 Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation (SUA 1988)

Legislation implementing SUA 1988 in Selected Countries:

6. Materials on the 1999 Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism (TFC 1999)

Legislation implementing TFC 1999: