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CHAPTER XII
NAVIGATION
8 . International Convention on Arrest of Ships, 1999
Geneva, 12 March 1999
Entry into force
:
14 September 2011, in accordance with article 14(1)which reads as follows: "1. This Convention shall enter into force six months following the date on which 10 States have expressed their consent to be bound by it.".
Registration :
1 December 2011, No. 49196
Status :
Signatories : 6. Parties : 10
Text :
Doc. A/CONF.188.6.
C.N.112.2011.TREATIES-2 of 14 March 2011 (Entry into force).
Note :
The Convention was adopted on 12 March 1999 at the United Nations/International Maritime Organization Diplomatic Conference on Arrest of Ships held in Geneva from 1 to 12 March 1999. In accordance with its article 12 (1), the Convention will be open for signature by any State at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 1 September 1999 to 31 August 2000.
Participant
Signature
Approval(AA), Acceptance(A), Accession(a), Ratification, Definitive signature(s)
Albania
  14 Mar 2011 a
Algeria
   7 May 2004 a
Benin
   3 Mar 2010 a
Bulgaria
27 Jul 2000
21 Feb 2001
Denmark
10 Aug 2000
 
Ecuador
13 Jul 2000
15 Oct 2010
Estonia
  11 May 2001 a
Finland
31 Aug 2000
 
Latvia
   7 Dec 2001 a
Liberia
  16 Sep 2005 a
Norway
25 Aug 2000
 
Pakistan
11 Jul 2000
 
Spain
   7 Jun 2002 a
Syrian Arab Republic
  16 Oct 2002 a
Declarations and Reservations
(Unless otherwise indicated, the declarations and reservations were made
upon definitive signature, ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.)
Spain

Reservation:
       At the time of its accession, the Kingdom of Spain, in accordance with article 10, paragraph 1 (b), reserves the right to exclude the application of this Convention in the case of ships not flying the flag of a State party.

Syrian Arab Republic

Reservation:
       The accession of the Syrian Arab Republic to this Convention shall not in any way be construed to mean recognition of Israel and shall not lead to entry with it into any of the transactions regulated by the provisions of the Convention.