Registration Number : 31363
Title : United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
Participant(s) :
Submitter :
ex officio
Places/dates of conclusion :
PlaceDate
Montego Bay10/12/1982
EIF information :
16 November 1994 , in accordance with article 308 (1)
Authentic texts :
Spanish
Russian
French
English
Chinese
Arabic
Attachments :
ICJ information :
Depositary :
Secretary-General of the United Nations
Registration Date : ex officio 16 November 1994
Subject terms :
Sea
Navigation
Maritime matters
Law of the Sea Convention
Environment
Charters-Constitutions-Statutes
Agreement type :
UNTS Volume Number : 1833
Publication format : Full
Certificate Of Registration :
Text document (s) : volume-1833-A-31363-Arabic.pdf
volume-1833-A-31363-Chinese.pdf
volume-1833-A-31363-English.pdf
volume-1834-A-31363-French.pdf
volume-1834-A-31363-Russian.pdf
volume-1834-A-31363-Spanish.pdf
volume-1835-A-31363-Signature_Pages.pdf
Volume In Pdf : v1833.pdf
Map(s) :
Corrigendum/Addendum :
ParticipantActionDate of Notification/DepositDate of Effect
AfghanistanSignature18/03/1983 
AlbaniaAccession23/06/200323/07/2003
AlgeriaSignature10/12/1982 
AlgeriaRatification11/06/199611/07/1996
AngolaSignature10/12/1982 
AngolaDeclaration14/10/2009 
AngolaDeclaration14/10/200914/10/2009
AngolaRatification05/12/199016/11/1994
Antigua and BarbudaSignature07/02/1983 
Antigua and BarbudaRatification02/02/198916/11/1994
ArgentinaNotification28/09/2009 
ArgentinaNotification28/09/2009 
ArgentinaWithdrawal of declaration26/10/2012 
ArgentinaNotification04/09/2013 
ArgentinaSignature05/10/1984 
ArgentinaRatification01/12/199531/12/1995
ArmeniaAccession09/12/200208/01/2003
AustraliaNotification19/08/1999 
AustraliaSignature10/12/1982 
AustraliaRatification05/10/199416/11/1994
AustraliaDeclaration22/03/200222/03/2002
AustriaNotification09/01/2008 
AustriaSignature10/12/1982 
AustriaRatification14/07/199513/08/1995
BahamasSignature10/12/1982 
BahamasRatification29/07/198316/11/1994
BahrainSignature10/12/1982 
BahrainRatification30/05/198516/11/1994
BangladeshDeclaration14/12/2009 
BangladeshDeclaration14/12/2009 
BangladeshSignature10/12/1982 
BangladeshRatification27/07/200126/08/2001
BarbadosSignature10/12/1982 
BarbadosRatification12/10/199316/11/1994
BelarusSignature10/12/1982 
BelarusRatification30/08/200629/09/2006
BelgiumSignature05/12/1984 
BelgiumObjection22/10/2013 
BelgiumRatification13/11/199813/12/1998
BelizeSignature10/12/1982 
BelizeObjection11/09/1997 
BelizeRatification13/08/198316/11/1994
BeninSignature30/08/1983 
BeninRatification16/10/199715/11/1997
BhutanSignature10/12/1982 
BoliviaSignature27/11/1984 
BoliviaRatification28/04/199528/05/1995
Bosnia and HerzegovinaSuccession12/01/199416/11/1994
BotswanaSignature05/12/1984 
BotswanaRatification02/05/199016/11/1994
BrazilNotification10/09/2001 
BrazilSignature10/12/1982 
BrazilRatification22/12/198816/11/1994
Brunei DarussalamSignature05/12/1984 
Brunei DarussalamRatification05/11/199605/12/1996
BulgariaSignature10/12/1982 
BulgariaRatification15/05/199614/06/1996
Burkina FasoSignature10/12/1982 
Burkina FasoRatification25/01/200524/02/2005
BurundiSignature10/12/1982 
CambodiaSignature01/07/1983 
CameroonSignature10/12/1982 
CameroonRatification19/11/198516/11/1994
CanadaSignature10/12/1982 
CanadaRatification07/11/200307/12/2003
Cape VerdeSignature10/12/1982 
Cape VerdeRatification10/08/198716/11/1994
Central African RepublicSignature04/12/1984 
ChadSignature10/12/1982 
ChadRatification14/08/200913/09/2009
ChileSignature10/12/1982 
ChileNotification18/11/1998 
ChileRatification25/08/199724/09/1997
ChinaDeclaration25/08/2006 
ChinaSignature10/12/1982 
ChinaRatification07/06/199607/07/1996
ColombiaSignature10/12/1982 
ComorosSignature06/12/1984 
ComorosRatification21/06/199416/11/1994
CongoSignature10/12/1982 
CongoRatification09/07/200808/08/2008
Cook IslandsSignature10/12/1982 
Cook IslandsRatification15/02/199517/03/1995
Costa RicaSignature10/12/1982 
Costa RicaNomination15/03/2000 
Costa RicaRatification21/09/199216/11/1994
Côte d'IvoireSignature10/12/1982 
Côte d'IvoireRatification26/03/198416/11/1994
CroatiaDeclaration04/11/1999 
CroatiaSuccession05/04/199516/11/1994
CubaSignature10/12/1982 
CubaRatification15/08/198416/11/1994
CyprusNotification23/02/2007 
CyprusSignature10/12/1982 
CyprusRatification12/12/198816/11/1994
Czech RepublicNomination27/03/2014 
Czech RepublicSuccession to signature22/02/1993 
Czech RepublicRatification21/06/199621/07/1996
Democratic People's Republic of KoreaSignature10/12/1982 
Democratic Republic of the CongoSignature22/08/1983 
DenmarkSignature10/12/1982 
DenmarkRatification16/11/200416/12/2004
DjiboutiSignature10/12/1982 
DjiboutiRatification08/10/199116/11/1994
DominicaSignature28/03/1983 
DominicaRatification24/10/199116/11/1994
Dominican RepublicSignature10/12/1982 
Dominican RepublicRatification10/07/200910/08/2009
EcuadorAccession24/09/201224/10/2012
EgyptSignature10/12/1982 
EgyptRatification26/08/198316/11/1994
El SalvadorSignature05/12/1984 
Equatorial GuineaSignature30/01/1984 
Equatorial GuineaDeclaration20/02/2002 
Equatorial GuineaRatification21/07/199720/08/1997
EstoniaNotification18/12/2006 
EstoniaAccession26/08/200525/09/2005
EthiopiaSignature10/12/1982 
European CommunitySignature07/12/1984 
European CommunityFormal confirmation01/04/1998 
European UnionCommunication23/10/2013 
FijiDeclaration31/10/2011 
FijiSignature10/12/1982 
FijiRatification10/12/198216/11/1994
FinlandObjection23/10/2013 
FinlandSignature10/12/1982 
FinlandNotification25/05/2001 
FinlandRatification21/06/199621/07/1996
FranceSignature10/12/1982 
FranceRatification11/04/199611/05/1996
GabonSignature10/12/1982 
GabonRatification11/03/199810/04/1998
GabonDeclaration23/01/200923/01/2009
GambiaSignature10/12/1982 
GambiaRatification22/05/198416/11/1994
GeorgiaAccession21/03/199620/04/1996
GermanyCorrection29/05/1996 
GermanyCorrection03/02/1999 
GermanyObjection21/10/2013 
GermanyAccession14/10/199416/11/1994
GhanaDeclaration15/12/2009 
GhanaNomination30/05/2013 
GhanaSignature10/12/1982 
GhanaRatification07/06/198316/11/1994
GreeceCommunication23/10/2013 
GreeceSignature10/12/1982 
GreeceDeclaration30/06/1997 
GreeceRatification21/07/199520/08/1995
GrenadaSignature10/12/1982 
GrenadaRatification25/04/199116/11/1994
GuatemalaNomination26/03/2014 
GuatemalaSignature08/07/1983 
GuatemalaRatification11/02/199713/03/1997
GuineaSignature04/10/1984 
GuineaRatification06/09/198516/11/1994
Guinea-BissauSignature10/12/1982 
Guinea-BissauRatification25/08/198616/11/1994
GuyanaSignature10/12/1982 
GuyanaRatification16/11/199316/11/1994
HaitiSignature10/12/1982 
HaitiRatification31/07/199630/08/1996
HondurasSignature10/12/1982 
HondurasDeclaration18/06/2002 
HondurasRatification05/10/199316/11/1994
HungarySignature10/12/1982 
HungaryRatification05/02/200207/03/2002
IcelandSignature10/12/1982 
IcelandNotification13/09/2013 
IcelandRatification21/06/198516/11/1994
IndiaSignature10/12/1982 
IndiaRatification29/06/199529/07/1995
IndonesiaSignature10/12/1982 
IndonesiaNomination03/08/2001 
IndonesiaRatification03/02/198616/11/1994
Iran (Islamic Republic of)Signature10/12/1982 
IraqSignature10/12/1982 
IraqRatification30/07/198516/11/1994
IrelandObjection21/10/2013 
IrelandSignature10/12/1982 
IrelandRatification21/06/199621/07/1996
IsraelObjection11/12/1984 
ItalyNomination28/06/2011 
ItalyObjection24/11/1995 
ItalyObjection23/10/2013 
ItalyDeclaration26/02/1997 
ItalySignature07/12/1984 
ItalyNomination21/09/1999 
ItalyRatification13/01/199512/02/1995
JamaicaSignature10/12/1982 
JamaicaRatification21/03/198316/11/1994
JapanNomination04/10/2013 
JapanSignature07/02/1983 
JapanNomination28/09/2000 
JapanNotification02/05/2006 
JapanRatification20/06/199620/07/1996
JordanAccession27/11/199527/12/1995
KenyaSignature10/12/1982 
KenyaRatification02/03/198916/11/1994
KiribatiAccession24/02/200326/03/2003
KuwaitSignature10/12/1982 
KuwaitRatification02/05/198616/11/1994
Lao People's Democratic RepublicSignature10/12/1982 
Lao People's Democratic RepublicRatification05/06/199805/07/1998
LatviaDeclaration31/08/2005 
LatviaObjection21/10/2013 
LatviaAccession23/12/200422/01/2005
LebanonSignature07/12/1984 
LebanonNomination31/01/2014 
LebanonRatification05/01/199504/02/1995
LesothoSignature10/12/1982 
LesothoRatification31/05/200730/06/2007
LiberiaSignature10/12/1982 
LiberiaRatification25/09/200825/10/2008
Libyan Arab JamahiriyaSignature03/12/1984 
LiechtensteinSignature30/11/1984 
LithuaniaAccession12/11/200312/12/2003
LuxembourgSignature05/12/1984 
LuxembourgRatification05/10/200004/11/2000
MadagascarSignature25/02/1983 
MadagascarDeclaration20/12/2012 
MadagascarRatification22/08/200121/09/2001
MalawiSignature07/12/1984 
MalawiRatification28/09/201028/10/2010
MalaysiaSignature10/12/1982 
MalaysiaRatification14/10/199613/11/1996
MaldivesSignature10/12/1982 
MaldivesRatification07/09/200007/10/2000
MaliSignature19/10/1983 
MaliRatification16/07/198516/11/1994
MaltaSignature10/12/1982 
MaltaRatification20/05/199316/11/1994
Marshall IslandsAccession09/08/199116/11/1994
MauritaniaSignature10/12/1982 
MauritaniaRatification17/07/199616/08/1996
MauritiusSignature10/12/1982 
MauritiusRatification04/11/199416/11/1994
MexicoDeclaration06/01/2003 
MexicoSignature10/12/1982 
MexicoNotification09/12/2002 
MexicoRatification18/03/198316/11/1994
Micronesia (Federated States of)Accession29/04/199116/11/1994
MoldovaAccession06/02/200708/03/2007
MonacoSignature10/12/1982 
MonacoRatification20/03/199619/04/1996
MongoliaNomination22/02/2005 
MongoliaSignature10/12/1982 
MongoliaRatification13/08/199612/09/1996
MontenegroSuccession23/10/200603/06/2006
MontenegroDeclaration20/05/201120/05/2011
MontenegroDeclaration20/05/201120/05/2011
MoroccoSignature10/12/1982 
MoroccoRatification31/05/200730/06/2007
MozambiqueSignature10/12/1982 
MozambiqueRatification13/03/199712/04/1997
MyanmarSignature10/12/1982 
MyanmarDeclaration04/11/2009 
MyanmarWithdrawal of declaration14/01/201014/01/2010
MyanmarRatification21/05/199620/06/1996
Namibia (United Nations Council for Namibia)Signature10/12/1982 
Namibia (United Nations Council for Namibia)Ratification18/04/198316/11/1994
NauruSignature10/12/1982 
NauruRatification23/01/199622/02/1996
NepalSignature10/12/1982 
NepalRatification02/11/199802/12/1998
NetherlandsNomination30/05/2002 
NetherlandsSignature10/12/1982 
NetherlandsTerritorial application13/02/2009 
NetherlandsObjection21/10/2013 
NetherlandsRatification28/06/199628/07/1996
New ZealandSignature10/12/1982 
New ZealandRatification19/07/199618/08/1996
NicaraguaSignature09/12/1984 
NicaraguaRatification03/05/200002/06/2000
NigerSignature10/12/1982 
NigerRatification07/08/201306/09/2013
NigeriaSignature10/12/1982 
NigeriaRatification14/08/198616/11/1994
NiueSignature05/12/1984 
NiueRatification11/10/200610/11/2006
NoneOpening for signature09/12/2002 
NoneRectification25/01/1996 
NorwayNomination22/11/1999 
NorwaySignature10/12/1982 
NorwayRatification24/06/199624/07/1996
OmanSignature01/07/1983 
OmanRatification17/08/198916/11/1994
PakistanSignature10/12/1982 
PakistanRatification26/02/199728/03/1997
PalauDeclaration27/04/2006 
PalauAccession30/09/199630/10/1996
PanamaSignature10/12/1982 
PanamaRatification01/07/199631/07/1996
Papua New GuineaSignature10/12/1982 
Papua New GuineaRatification14/01/199713/02/1997
ParaguaySignature10/12/1982 
ParaguayRatification26/09/198616/11/1994
PhilippinesSignature10/12/1982 
PhilippinesRatification08/05/198416/11/1994
PolandSignature10/12/1982 
PolandNotification14/05/2004 
PolandRatification13/11/199813/12/1998
PortugalSignature10/12/1982 
PortugalNomination05/10/2011 
PortugalRatification03/11/199703/12/1997
QatarSignature27/11/1984 
QatarRatification09/12/200208/01/2003
Republic of KoreaSignature14/03/1983 
Republic of KoreaDeclaration18/04/2006 
Republic of KoreaNomination14/02/2013 
Republic of KoreaRatification29/01/199628/02/1996
RomaniaSignature10/12/1982 
RomaniaNotification02/10/2009 
RomaniaRatification17/12/199616/01/1997
Russian FederationDesignation of authorities26/05/1997 
Russian FederationWithdrawal of invocation17/01/2003 
Russian FederationNomination17/01/2003 
Russian FederationSignature10/12/1982 
Russian FederationRatification12/03/199711/04/1997
RwandaSignature10/12/1982 
SamoaSignature28/09/1984 
SamoaRatification14/08/199513/09/1995
Sao Tome and PrincipeSignature13/07/1983 
Sao Tome and PrincipeRatification03/11/198716/11/1994
Saudi ArabiaDeclaration10/01/2014 
Saudi ArabiaSignature07/12/1984 
Saudi ArabiaRatification24/04/199624/05/1996
SenegalSignature10/12/1982 
SenegalRatification25/10/198416/11/1994
SeychellesSignature10/12/1982 
SeychellesRatification16/09/199116/11/1994
Sierra LeoneSignature10/12/1982 
Sierra LeoneRatification12/12/199411/01/1995
SingaporeSignature10/12/1982 
SingaporeRatification17/11/199417/12/1994
SlovakiaSuccession to signature28/05/1993 
SlovakiaNotification09/07/2004 
SlovakiaRatification08/05/199607/06/1996
SloveniaDeclaration11/10/2001 
SloveniaSuccession16/06/199516/11/1994
Solomon IslandsSignature10/12/1982 
Solomon IslandsRatification23/06/199723/07/1997
SomaliaSignature10/12/1982 
SomaliaRatification24/07/198916/11/1994
South AfricaSignature05/12/1984 
South AfricaRatification23/12/199722/01/1998
SpainCommunication10/09/2008 
SpainNomination26/03/2012 
SpainSignature04/12/1984 
SpainDeclaration19/07/2002 
SpainNotification07/02/2002 
SpainNotification23/06/1999 
SpainRatification15/01/199714/02/1997
Sri LankaNotification17/09/2002 
Sri LankaNotification08/04/2002 
Sri LankaSignature10/12/1982 
Sri LankaRatification19/07/199416/11/1994
St. Kitts and NevisSignature07/12/1984 
St. Kitts and NevisRatification07/01/199316/11/1994
St. LuciaSignature10/12/1982 
St. LuciaRatification27/03/198516/11/1994
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesSignature10/12/1982 
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesRatification01/10/199316/11/1994
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesDeclaration22/11/201022/11/2010
SudanSignature10/12/1982 
SudanRatification23/01/198516/11/1994
SurinameSignature10/12/1982 
SurinameRatification09/07/199808/08/1998
SwazilandSignature18/01/1984 
SwazilandRatification24/09/201224/10/2012
SwedenObjection18/10/2013 
SwedenSignature10/12/1982 
SwedenNomination02/06/2006 
SwedenRatification25/06/199625/07/1996
SwitzerlandSignature17/10/1984 
SwitzerlandRatification01/05/200931/05/2009
ThailandSignature10/12/1982 
ThailandRatification15/05/201114/06/2011
The former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaSuccession19/08/199417/11/1991
Timor-LesteAccession08/01/201307/02/2013
TogoSignature10/12/1982 
TogoRatification16/04/198516/11/1994
TongaAccession02/08/199501/09/1995
Trinidad and TobagoDeclaration17/10/2007 
Trinidad and TobagoDeclaration13/02/2009 
Trinidad and TobagoSignature10/12/1982 
Trinidad and TobagoNotification17/11/2004 
Trinidad and TobagoRatification25/04/198616/11/1994
TunisiaDeclaration22/05/2001 
TunisiaSignature10/12/1982 
TunisiaRatification24/04/198516/11/1994
TurkeyNotification21/12/1995 
TuvaluSignature10/12/1982 
TuvaluRatification09/12/200208/01/2003
UgandaSignature10/12/1982 
UgandaRatification09/11/199016/11/1994
UkraineSignature10/12/1982 
UkraineRatification26/07/199925/08/1999
United Arab EmiratesSignature10/12/1982 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandDeclaration12/01/1998 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandNotification02/11/2010 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandNotification14/09/2005 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandDeclaration07/04/2003 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandCommunication17/10/2013 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAccession25/07/199724/08/1997
United Republic of TanzaniaNomination18/09/2013 
United Republic of TanzaniaSignature10/12/1982 
United Republic of TanzaniaRatification30/09/198516/11/1994
UruguaySignature10/12/1982 
UruguayRatification10/12/199216/11/1994
VanuatuSignature10/12/1982 
VanuatuRatification10/08/199909/09/1999
Viet NamSignature10/12/1982 
Viet NamDeclaration07/06/1996 
Viet NamRatification25/07/199416/11/1994
Yemen Arab RepublicSignature10/12/1982 
Yemen Arab RepublicRatification21/07/198716/11/1994
YugoslaviaSuccession12/03/200127/04/1992
Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of)Signature10/12/1982 
Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of)Ratification05/05/198616/11/1994
ZaireRatification17/02/198916/11/1994
ZambiaSignature10/12/1982 
ZambiaRatification07/03/198316/11/1994
ZimbabweSignature10/12/1982 
ZimbabweRatification24/02/199316/11/1994
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