On Ratifying The United Nations Convention On The Law Of The Sea And The Agreement Relating To The Implementation Of Part Xi Of The 1982 United Nations Convention On The Law Of The Sea

Original Language Title: О ратификации Конвенции Организации Объединенных Наций по морскому праву и Соглашения об осуществлении части XI Конвенции Организации Объединенных Наций по морскому праву

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Russian Federation On Ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and the Agreement on the Implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea United Nations Law of the Sea Adopted by the State Duma on 22 January 1997 Approved by the Federation Council on 12 February 1997 Law of the Sea, signed at Montego Bay on 10 December 1982, and The Agreement of 29 July 1994 relating to the implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea with the following declaration: " The Russian Federation declares that, in accordance with article 298 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea does not accept the procedures set out in Part XV, section 2, of the Convention, which are binding on the parties, in respect of disputes arising out of the interpretation or application of articles 15, 74 and 83 of the Convention, concerning the delimitation of maritime boundaries; the disputes relating to the historical bays, or legal grounds; disputes relating to military activities, including military activities of State courts and aircraft, or disputes relating to the enforcement of laws relating to the exercise of sovereign rights, and jurisdiction, as well as disputes over which the United Nations Security Council exercises its functions in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations. Russian Federation states that, in the light of articles 309 and 310 of the Convention, it objects to all declarations and declarations made in the past and may be made in the future upon signature, ratification or accession to the Convention. and any other reason for the Convention not in conformity with the provisions of article 310 of the Convention. The Russian Federation proceeds from the fact that the declarations and statements, in whatever form they may be made and whatever name they may have, cannot exclude or modify the legal effect of the provisions of the Convention in their application to the participant. Conventions to which such declarations and statements are made and therefore will not be taken into account by the Russian Federation in relations with such a party to the Convention. " President of the Russian Federation B. Yeltsin Moscow, Kremlin 26 2 February 1997 N 30-FZ