Rs 0.747.71 Convention Of 10 March 1988 For The Suppression Of Unlawful Acts Against The Safety Of Maritime Navigation

Original Language Title: RS 0.747.71 Convention du 10 mars 1988 pour la répression d’actes illicites contre la sécurité de la navigation maritime

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0.747.71 original text Convention for the Suppression of unlawful acts against the safety of maritime navigation concluded at Rome on 10 March 1988 approved by the Federal Assembly on 28 September 1992, Instrument of ratification deposited by Switzerland on 12 March 1993 entry into force for the Switzerland on 10 June 1993 (report March 19, 2014) the States Parties to this Convention , having in mind the purposes and principles of the United Nations Charter regarding the maintenance of peace and security international and the development of friendly relations and cooperation between the States, recognizing in particular that everyone has right to life, liberty and security of person, as set out in the Universal Declaration of the rights of man and in the international Covenant on civil rights and political, deeply concerned by climbing, all over the world, acts of terrorism, in all its forms, which endanger or destroy innocent human lives, jeopardize fundamental freedoms and infringe seriously the dignity of people, considering that unlawful acts against the safety of maritime navigation compromise the security of people and property hinder seriously the operation of maritime services and undermine the confidence of the peoples of the world in the safety of maritime navigation, considering that such acts seriously concerned the international community as a whole, convinced of the urgent need for further international cooperation between States with respect to the development and adoption of effective and practical measures aimed at preventing illicit acts against the safety of maritime navigation , and to pursue and punish perpetrators, recalling resolution 40/61 of the General Assembly of the United Nations of 9 December 1985, by which it is particularly "asked urged all States, unilaterally and in cooperation with other States, as well as to the competent bodies of the Organization of the United Nations, to contribute to the phasing out of the underlying causes of international terrorism and to pay special attention to all situations - including colonialism ", racism, situations which reveal massive and violations of rights of man and fundamental freedoms and those related to foreign occupation - which could generate acts of international terrorism and endanger international peace and security", recalling further that resolution 40/61 "condemn unequivocally as criminal all acts, methods and practices of terrorism wherever they occur and whatever the authors, including those which jeopardize the friendly relations among States and the safety of these' Recalling also that, by resolution 40/61, the international maritime organization was invited to "study the problem of terrorism exercised on ships or against ships, to make recommendations on measures that should be taken. , having presented in mind resolution A.584 (14), dated November 20, 1985, the international maritime Organization Assembly, requiring the development of measures to prevent unlawful acts which threaten the safety of ships and the safety of their passengers and crews, noting that the actions of the crew, which fall under the normal edge discipline not covered by this Convention claiming that it is desirable to keep under review the rules and standards relating to the prevention and control of illicit acts against ships and persons on these vessels, to be updated as appropriate and, in this regard, taking note with appreciation measures to prevent unlawful acts which threaten the safety of ships and the safety of their passengers and crews recommended by the international maritime organization's maritime safety Committee, saying also that issues which are not regulated by this Convention continue to be governed by the rules and principles of general international law, recognizing the need for all States, in the fight against any wrongdoing against the safety of maritime navigation, to respect strictly the rules and principles of general international law , have agreed to the following: art. 1 (1) for the purposes of this Convention: has) 'Ship' means a building of sea of any kind whatsoever, which is not attached permanently at the bottom of the sea, including the dynamic lift gear, the submersible gear or any other machine flottant.b) means "carry" hire, organize the movement of a person or a product, or effective control ((, including decision-making powers, on this mouvement.c) "Injury or serious damage" means of: i) serious injury; ouii) destruction of a public place, a State or Government facility, infrastructure or a public transport system leading to considerable economic losses; or III) substantial damage to the environment, including air, soil, waters, wildlife or flora.

(d) "BCN weapon" means: i) "biological weapons" which are: 1. microbiological agents or other biological agents and toxins regardless of origin or method of production, of types and in quantities that are not intended for prophylactic purposes, protection or other peaceful, or2. weapons, equipment or vectors for the use of such agents or toxins for hostile purposes or in armed conflict;

((ii) "chemical weapons" which are, taken together or separately: 1. toxic chemicals and their precursors, except those which are intended for: has) for industrial, agricultural, research, medical, pharmaceutical purposes or other purposes peaceful forgotten of the source) for the purposes of protection, namely the purposes directly related to protection against toxic chemicals and to protection against chemical weapons ouC) of the military purposes unrelated to the use of chemical weapons and which are not dependent on employment, as a means of war, toxic properties of products chemical ouD) purposes of maintaining public order, including domestic riot control, as long as the types and quantities are consistent with such purposes, 2. of munitions and devices specifically designed to cause death or other damage by toxic action of toxic chemicals as defined in para. (ii) 1), which would be released as a result of the employment of such munitions and devices, 3. all material specifically designed to be used in direct connection with the employment of munitions and devices defined in para. ((ii) (2);

(iii) nuclear weapons and other nuclear explosive devices.

(e) "toxic chemical" means any chemical which through its chemical action on biological processes, can cause beings humans or animals death, temporary incapacitation or permanent damage. This includes all such chemicals, regardless of origin or mode of production, that they are produced in facilities, in munitions or ailleurs.f) "Precursor" means any chemical reagent which comes at a point some in the production of a toxic chemical, regardless of the process used. This includes all key binary chemical system or component multiples.g component) 'Organization' means the international maritime Organization (IMO) .h) "Secretary-General" means the Secretary-General of the organization.

(((2) for the purposes of this Convention: has) expressions "public place", "State or Government facility", "infrastructure" and "public transportation system" have the same within the meaning of the International Convention for the Suppression of terrorist bombings, concluded at New York on 15 December 1997 etb) the expressions "raw material" and "special fissionable material" the meaning of the status of the International Agency for Atomic Energy (IAEA) established in New York on 26 October 1956.

New content according to art. 2 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).
SR 0.732.011 art. 2-1. This Convention does not apply: a) ships of war; or (b) to ships owned by a State or operated by a State when they are used as auxiliary warships or for purposes of customs or police; OUC) to ships that have been removed from the navigation or disarmed.

2. nothing in this Convention shall affect immunities enjoyed by warships and other ships of State used for purposes non-commercial.

Art. 2-1. No provision of this Convention has to affect the other rights, obligations and responsibilities of States and individuals under international law, in particular the purposes and principles of the United Nations Charter, of international law relative to human rights and to the refugees and international humanitarian law.

2. this Convention does not apply to the activities of the armed forces in times of armed conflict, within the meaning given to those terms by international humanitarian law, which are governed by this law or activities carried out by the armed forces of a State in the exercise of their official duties, as they are governed by other rules of international law.
3. no provision of this agreement does affect the rights, obligations and responsibilities arising from the Treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, concluded in Washington, London and Moscow on 1 July 1968, the Convention on the prohibition of the development, production and storage of Bacteriological (Biological) or toxin weapons and on their destruction signed at Washington, London and Moscow on 10 April 1972 and the Convention on the prohibition of the development, manufacturing, storage and use of chemical weapons and on their destruction, concluded at Paris on 13 January 1993, for the States Parties to these treaties.

Introduced by art. 3 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).
RS 0.515.03 RS 0.515.07 RS 0.515.08 art. 3-1. Commits an offence within the meaning of this Convention any person who unlawfully and intentionally: has) seizes a vessel or to exercise control by violence or threat of violence; or (b) performs an act of violence against a person on board a ship if that Act is likely to compromise the safety of navigation of the ship; OUC) destroys a ship or causes to a ship or its cargo of damage that are likely to compromise the security of the navigation of the ship; Oud) place or being placed on a ship, by any means, a device or substance to destroy the ship or cause to the ship or its cargo of damage that affect or are likely to compromise the safety of navigation of the ship; OUE) destroyed or severely damaged marine navigation services or facilities or to seriously disrupt the functioning, if one of these acts is likely to compromise the safety of navigation of a ship; (phew) communicates information that she knows to be false and, as a result, compromises the safe navigation of a navire.g)...

2 is also an offence any person who threatens to commit one any of the offences to the by. (1 (b), c) and e), if this threat is likely to compromise the safety of navigation of the ship in question, said threat being matched or not, under that law, a condition, in order to compel a person or entity to perform or refrain from performing an act any.

New content according to art. 4 al. 1 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).
Repealed by art. 4 al. 3 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and with effect for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).
New content according to art. 4 al. 4 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 3-1. Commits an offence within the meaning of this Convention any person who unlawfully and intentionally: has) when this Act, by its nature or context, is to intimidate a population or to compel a Government or an international organization to do or to abstain from doing an act any: i) uses against or on a ship, or poured from a vessel explosives, radioactive material or weapons BCN, in a way that causes or is likely to cause death or injury or property damage, serious, ouii) pours from a ship, oil, liquefied natural gas, or other potentially dangerous or harmful substances which are not referred to in para. ((a) (i), in amounts or concentrations that cause or may cause injury or property damage, or III) uses a ship in a manner that causes death or personal injury or material damage graves, ouiv) threatens to commit one any of the offences referred to in para. ((a) (i), ii or iii) said threat being matched or not, under domestic law, of a condition; or b) transports on board a ship: i) explosives or radioactive material, knowing that these are intended to cause or threaten to cause the death of injury or serious damage, said threat being matched or not, under that law, a condition, in order to intimidate a population or to compel a Government or an international organization to do or to abstain from doing an act any (, ouii) any weapon BCN, knowing that it is of a BCN weapon within the meaning of art. 1, or III) raw materials or special fissile products, equipment or material especially designed or prepared for the processing, use or production of special fissile products, knowing that these materials, products or equipment are intended for an explosive nuclear activity or in any other nuclear activity not subject to safeguards under comprehensive IAEA safeguards agreements (, ouiv) of equipment, materials or software or related technology that contribute significantly to the design, manufacturing or the launch of a BCN weapon, with the intention to use them for this purpose.

2. do not constitute an offence within the meaning of the Convention due to transport goods or materials referred to the by. (1B) iii) or, insofar as they have a relationship with one weapon nuclear or other nuclear explosive device, in the by. 1 b) iv), if these goods or materials are transported to destination or from the territory of a State party to the Treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons or control, when: has) the transfer or receipt of the goods or materials resulting from it, including within a State, is not contrary to the obligations of that State party arising from the Treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons; ETB) If goods or materials are intended for a vehicle for a nuclear weapon or other nuclear explosive device of a State party to the Treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, having this gun or this device is not contrary to the obligations of that State party arising out of the said Treaty.

Introduced by art. 4 al. 5 of the Prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 3 commits an offence within the meaning of this Convention any person who unlawfully and intentionally transports on board a ship another person knowing that that person has committed an act that constitutes an offence referred to in art. 3, 3 or 3 or any of the offences referred to in one of the treaties listed in the annex, and intending to assist that person to evade criminal prosecution.

Introduced by art. 4 al. 6 of the Prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 3 also commits an offence within the meaning of this Convention any person who: has) unlawfully and intentionally injures or kills any person, when these facts are connected with the commission of one of the offences to the by. 1 of art. 3 or art. 3 or 3; or (b) attempts to commit an offence to the by. 1 of art. 3, to the by. ((1A) i), ii) or (iii) of art. 3 or in the al. (a) of this article; FM) is an accomplice of an offence referred to in art. 3, 3 or 3 or in the al. (a) or (b) of this article; Oud) organizes the commission of an offence referred to in art. 3, 3 or 3 or in the al. (a) or (b) of this article or instructs others to commit; OUE) contributes to the commission of one or more of the offences referred to in art. 3, 3 or 3 or in the al. (a) or (b) of this article, by a group of persons acting in concert, this contribution being deliberate and made either: i) to facilitate the criminal activity of the group or to serve the purpose, when this activity or this purpose assume the commission of an offence referred to in art. 3, 3 or 3, soitii) knowing that the Group intends to commit an offence referred to in art. 3, 3 or 3.

Introduced by art. 4 al. 7 of the Prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 4-1. This Convention applies if the ship navigates or if, according to the road map, must navigate the waters, through waters or from waters beyond the outer one State territorial sea limit, or the lateral limits of its territorial with adjacent States sea.
2. in cases where the Convention is not applicable according to the by. 1, its provisions are applicable, however, if the author or the alleged perpetrator of the offence is discovered on the territory of one State party other than the target State to the by. 1 art. 5. each State party represses the offences referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 and 3 by appropriate penalties which take into account the grave nature of these offences.


New content according to art. 5 al. 1 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 5-1. Each State party, in accordance with the principles of its domestic law, take the necessary measures to ensure that responsibility for a legal entity located in its territory or under the empire of its legislation is committed when a person responsible for management or control of that legal entity has, in that capacity, committed an offence covered by this Convention. This liability may be criminal, civil or administrative.
2. She is committed without prejudice to the criminal liability of the natural persons who have committed the offences.
3. each State party in particular to ensure that legal persons whose responsibility is involved by virtue of the by. 1 the subject of sanctions criminal, civil or administrative effective, proportionate and dissuasive. These sanctions may include monetary.

Introduced by art. 5 al. 2 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 6-1. Each State party takes the necessary measures to establish its jurisdiction for the purposes of offences referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 and 3 when the offence is committed: a) against or on board a ship, at the time of the Commission of the offence, the flag of that State; or (b) in the territory of that State, including its territorial sea; OUC) by a national of that State.

(2 a State party may also establish its jurisdiction for the purpose of knowing one any of these offences: has) when it is committed by a person stateless person who has his habitual residence in that State. or (b) when, during its Commission a national of that State is seized, threatened, injured or killed; OUC) when it is committed in order to compel that State to do something any or to abstain.

3. any State party which has established jurisdiction for cases referred to in the by. 2 shall notify the Secretary-General. If such State party then cancels this skill, it informs the Secretary general.
4. each State party takes the necessary measures to establish its jurisdiction for the purposes of offences referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 and 3 in cases where the alleged perpetrator of the offence is located on its territory and where it did not extradite to one any of the States Parties which have established their jurisdiction in accordance with the by. 1 and 2 of this article.
5 this Convention does exclude any criminal jurisdiction exercised in accordance with national legislation.

New content according to art. 6 al. 1 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).
New content according to art. 6 al. 2 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).
New content according to art. 6 al. 3 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 7-1. If he considers that circumstances warrant and in accordance with its legislation, any State party in the territory of which lies the author or the alleged perpetrator of the offence provides the detention of this person or take any other necessary measures to ensure his presence during the time required for criminal prosecution or extradition proceedings.
2 the said State shall immediately proceed to a preliminary investigation to establish the facts, in accordance with its own legislation.
3. any person in respect of which the measures are taken to the by. 1 of the present article is entitled: a) to communicate without delay with the nearest qualified State representative whose nationality or who is otherwise entitled to establish such communication or, if he is a person stateless, the State on whose territory it has its habitual residence; b) to be visited by a representative of that State.

4. the rights referred to the by. 3 exercise under the laws and regulations of the State on whose territory is the author or the alleged perpetrator of the offence, it being understood however that these laws and regulations must enable the full realization of the purposes for which the rights are granted under the by. 3 5. A State party that has made a person detained in accordance with the provisions of this article, he shall notify immediately the detention, as well as circumstances which justify, the States that have established their jurisdiction in accordance with the by. 1 of art. 6 and, if it deems appropriate, all other interested States. The State which makes the preliminary inquiry referred to the by. 2 of this section to quickly communicate findings such States and indicates whether it intends to exercise jurisdiction.

Art. 8-1.  The captain of a ship of a State party (the "flag State") may give the authorities of any other State party (the "receiving State") any person whom she has serious reasons to believe that she has committed an offence referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 or 3.
2. the flag State shall ensure that the captain of his ship is required, where possible in practice and if possible before entering the territorial sea of the receiving State with on board any person which it proposes to deliver in accordance with the provisions of the by. 1, to notify the authorities of the receiving State its intention to put this person and the reasons that motivate this decision back.
3. the recipient State accepts delivery of that person, unless he has reason to believe that the Convention applies not to the facts that motivate delivery, and acts in accordance with the provisions of art. 7. any refusal to receive a person must be given.
4. the flag State shall ensure that the captain of his ship is required to communicate to the authorities of the receiving State the elements of evidence relating to the alleged offence which are in his possession.
5. a State recipient who accepted the surrender of a person in accordance with the provisions of the by. 3 may in turn request the flag State to accept delivery of that person. Of the flag State to examine such a request and, given a suite, acts in accordance with the provisions of art. 7. If the State of the lodge rejects a request, it communicates to the recipient State the reasons that motivate this decision.

New content according to art. 8 al. 1 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 8-1. States Parties cooperate to the extent possible to prevent and suppress unlawful acts covered by this Convention, in accordance with international law and respond to the requests made under this section as soon as.
2. any request under this article should, if possible, indicate the name of the ship, the IMO number of identification of the ship, the port of registry, the ports of origin and destination and any other relevant information. If a request is made orally, the applicant confirms the request in writing as soon as possible. The requested Party acknowledge receipt immediately of any request in writing or orally.
3. the States Parties shall take account risks and difficulties posed by the boarding of a ship at sea and searching its cargo, and to consider whether further action appropriate, arrested agreed between the States concerned, could not be taken in better conditions of security at the port of next call or elsewhere.
4. a State party that has serious reasons to suspect that an offence referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 or 3 has been, is being or is about to be committed and involved a ship flying its flag, may request the assistance of other States Parties to prevent or repress the crime. Thus required States Parties make every effort to provide such assistance according to the means available to them.
5. whenever agents of the police force or other authorized agents of a State party ("the applicant") have to deal with a ship that the flag or which shows the marks of registry of another State ("the first party"), and which lies off the coast of the territorial sea of a State, whatever it is, that the requesting party has serious reasons to suspect that the ship or a person on board the ship was is or is about to be involved in the commission of an offence referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 or 3, and that the requesting party wishes to board the ship:


(a) request, in accordance with the by. 1 and 2, the first part confirms the statement of nationality; ETB) if nationality is confirmed, the applicant asked the first part (hereinafter referred to as "the flag State") permission to board the vessel and to take appropriate measures, which may include notably to stop the ship, to Board and search the ship, its cargo and persons on board and to question the persons on board in order to determine whether an offence referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 or 3 has been, is being or is about to be committed; (etc) of the flag State: i) permits the requesting party to board the ship and take the appropriate measures referred to in para. 5 (b), subject to any conditions it may impose in accordance with the by. 7, ouii) conduct the boarding and search with its own officers to the force public or other officers, or III) conduct the boarding and search in conjunction with the requesting party, subject to any conditions that it could impose in accordance with the by. 7, ouiv) refuses to authorize a boarding and search.

The requesting party should not board the ship, or take the steps described in para. 5 (b) without the express authorization of the flag State.
(d) applicant or after depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, a State party may notify the Secretary-General with respect to ships flying its flag or showing its registration marks, the applicant received approval boarding and search the ship, its cargo and persons on board, and to question people on board, in order to find and review the document of nationality and to determine whether an offence referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 or 3 has been, is being or is about to be committed, if the first part did not address response within a period of four hours after receipt of a request for confirmation of the nationalite.e) by filing or after depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, a State party may notify the Secretary-General with respect to ships flying its flag or showing its registration marks , the requesting party is authorized to Board and search a ship, its cargo and persons on board, and to question the persons on board in order to determine whether an offence referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 or 3 has been, is being or is about to be committed.

Notifications under this subsection may be withdrawn at any time.
6. when boarding made under this section to obtain evidence of the actions described in art. 3, 3, 3 or 3, the flag State may authorize the requesting party to retain the ship, its cargo and detain those on board while waiting for instructions from the State of the flag as to measures to be taken. The requesting Party shall inform without delay to the flag State of the results of the boarding, the search and the detention or detention made under this section. The requesting Party shall also inform without delay to the flag State if she finds evidence of other illegal activities which are not covered by this Convention.
7. the flag State may, insofar as compatible with the other provisions of this Convention, make the authorisation it has granted by virtue of the by. 5 or 6 to conditions, including those to obtain additional information from the applicant and those concerning responsibility for the action and scope. No further action can be taken without the express authorization of the flag State, except those that are necessary to rule out an imminent danger to the lives of people or those arising from bilateral or multilateral agreements relevant.
8. for all boardings made under this article, the flag State has the right to exercise its jurisdiction on a ship, a cargo or other property held and detained persons aboard, including order release, confiscation, seizure and prosecution. However, the flag State may, subject to the provisions of its constitution and its laws, consent to what another State having jurisdiction under art. 6 exercises its jurisdiction.
9. in the execution of the measures authorized under this section, the use of force should be avoided except when necessary to ensure the safety of agents and persons on board, or when these agents are prevented from authorized action. Any use of the force under this section must not extend beyond the minimum degree of force which is necessary and reasonable in the circumstances.
10. guarantees: a) when he takes measures against a ship in accordance with this section, a State party: i) takes due account of the need not to compromise the safeguarding of human life at sea; ii) ensure that all persons on board are treated in a way that preserves the fundamental dignity of the human person and complies with the applicable provisions of international law ((((, including those relating to human rights; iii) ensures that a boarding and a search made under this section was done in accordance with applicable international law; iv) takes due account of security and safety of the ship and its cargo; v) takes due account of the need not to prejudice the commercial or legal State interests of the Pavilion; vi) eve (, within the limits of available means, that any measure taken with respect to the ship or its cargo is environmentally sound given the circumstances; vii) to ensure that persons on board against whom proceedings could be instituted in respect of one any of the offences referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 or 3, benefit from the protection measures provided in the by. 2 of art. 10, regardless of the place where they are; viii) ensures that the master of a ship is informed of its intention to proceed to the boarding and has, or has had, the possibility to contact as soon as deadlines of the shipowner and the flag State; etix) strives by all reasonable means to avoid that a ship is unduly detained or delayed.

(b) A condition allowing the boarding is not initially the responsibility of the flag State, the States Parties are responsible for the damages or losses which are caused as a result of the measures taken under this section, when: i) the reasons for these measures prove to be without merit, provided that the ship has not committed any act justifying the measures taken; ouii) these measures are illegal, or go beyond what is reasonably necessary according to the available information to implement the provisions of this article.

States Parties provide for effective remedies in respect of such damage or loss.
c) when a State party takes measures against a ship in accordance with this Convention, it shall take due account of the need not to prejudice: i) the rights and obligations of coastal States and the exercise of their jurisdiction in accordance with international law of the sea; ouii) to the power of the flag State to exercise jurisdiction and control for administrative, technical and social matters concerning the ship.

(d) any measure taken under this section is performed by law enforcement officers or other agents authorized from warships or military aircraft, or from other ships or aircraft who wear external marks indicating clearly that they are assigned to a public service and, notwithstanding art. 2 and 2, the provisions of this article is appliquent.e) for the purposes of the present article, "the public force or other agents entitled" means members of the security forces or other public authorities wearing a uniform or other external brands identifying them clearly, duly authorized by their Government. The specific purposes of enforcement under this Convention, officers of the force public or other authorised agents must present proper official identity documents that can be examined by the ship's captain when they board.

11 this article does or does not restrict the boarding of ships, executed by any State in accordance with international law, off the coast of the territorial sea of one State any, including the boardings based on access, the provision of assistance to persons, ships and property in distress or at risk, or authorization by the flag State to take law enforcement measures or other measures.
12. States Parties are encouraged to develop uniform procedures for joint operations carried out under this section and consult, as appropriate, other States Parties to harmonize these procedures for the conduct of operations.
13. States Parties may conclude agreements or mutual arrangements to facilitate law enforcement operations in accordance with this section.

14 each State party takes appropriate measures to ensure that its officers to the force public or other authorised agents, and the agents of the security forces or other authorised agents of other States Parties acting on its behalf, are mandated to act under this section.
15. by filing or after depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, each State party shall designate one or, if there is place, several authorities to be addressed requests for assistance, confirmation of nationality and authorization to take appropriate measures. Within a period of one month after becoming a party, a State shall notify this designation and contact details of the competent authorities to the Secretary-General who shall inform all other States Parties, in the month following this designation. Each State party has the responsibility to communicate promptly, through the Secretary-General, any change in the designated authorities or their contact information.

Introduced by art. 8 al. 2 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 9. no provision of this Convention affects in any way the rules of international law relating to the exercise of the competence of the States investigative or enforcement on ships that don't fly their flags.

Art. 10-1. The State party in the territory of which the author or the alleged perpetrator of the offence is discovered shall, in cases where the art. 6 applies, if it not, extradites him to submit the case without delay and without exception, that the offence was committed in its territory, to its competent authorities for the exercise of criminal action according to a procedure pursuant to the legislation of that State. These authorities make their decision in the same conditions as for any other offence of a serious nature under the law of that State.
2. any person placed in detention or against which any other action is taken or proceedings under this Convention is guaranteed fair treatment and, in particular, has all the rights and benefits from all of the guarantees provided for by the legislation of the State on whose territory it is located and the applicable provisions of international law including those relating to human rights.

New content according to art. 9 of the Prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 11-1.  The offences referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 and 3 are of right considered extradition cases in all Treaty of extradition between States Parties. States Parties undertake to consider such offences as extradition cases in any extradition treaty they conclude between them afterwards.
2. a State party which makes extradition to the existence of a treaty has the ability, when it receives a request for extradition from another State party with which it is not bound by an extradition treaty, consider this Convention as the legal basis for extradition in which the infringements referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 and 3. Extradition is subject to the other conditions provided by the law of the requested State party.
3. States Parties which shall not make extradition to the existence of a treaty recognize the offences referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 and 3 as extradition cases between them, without prejudice to the conditions provided by the law of the requested State party.
4. If necessary, the offences referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 and 3 are deemed, for the purposes of extradition between States Parties, have been committed in a place not place under the jurisdiction of the State party seeking extradition.
5. a State party which receives more than one request for extradition from States which have established their jurisdiction in accordance with the provisions of art. 7 and who decides not to prosecute shall take due account, when choosing the State to which the author or the alleged perpetrator of the offence is to be extradited, the interests and responsibilities of the State party of which the ship was the flying a flag at the time of the offence.
6. in considering a request for extradition submitted under this Convention about the alleged perpetrator of an offence, the requested State shall take due account of the question of whether this person may exercise his rights, as provided in the by. 3 of art. 7, in the requesting State.
7. with regard to the offences defined in this Convention, the provisions of all treaties and agreements of extradition between States Parties are modified between States Parties insofar as they are inconsistent with this Convention.

New content according to art. 10 al. 1 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 RO; FF 2008 1041).
New content according to art. 10 al. 1 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).
New content according to art. 10 al. 1 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).
New content according to art. 10 al. 1 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 11 for the purposes of extradition or mutual legal assistance among States Parties, any of the offences referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 or 3 is regarded as a political offence, as an offence related to a political offence or as an offence inspired by political motives. Accordingly, a request for extradition or mutual legal assistance based on such an offence may be rejected for the reason that it concerns a political offence, an offence related to a political offence or an offence inspired by political motives.

Introduced by art. 10 al. 2 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 11. no provision of this agreement is interpreted as implying an obligation of extradition or mutual legal assistance, if the requested State party has serious reasons to believe that the request for extradition for the offences referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 or 3 or the request for assistance concerning such offences was presented for the purpose of prosecuting or punishing a person for reasons relating to race, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, political opinions or sex, or what to do right to demand would be detrimental to the situation of that person for one any of these reasons.

Introduced by art. 10 al. 3 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 12-1.  States Parties agree mutual legal assistance the widest possible for any criminal proceedings relating to the offences referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 and 3, including the obtaining of the evidence available to them and are necessary for the purposes of the procedure.
2. the States Parties met their obligations by virtue of the by. 1 in accordance with everything dealt with mutual legal assistance that may exist between them. In the absence of such a treaty, the States Parties agree that mutual assistance in accordance with their national legislation.

New content according to art. 11 al. 1 the prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 12-1. Any person detained or is serving a sentence in the territory of a State party and whose presence is required in another State party for the purpose of identification or testimony or to bring assistance to the establishment of the facts in an investigation or prosecution of offences referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 and 3 may be transferred if the following conditions are met: has) the said person consents freely and knowingly cause; ETB) the competent authorities of the two States concerned agree, subject to the conditions that they may judge appropriate.

2. for the purposes of this article:

((a) the State to which the person is transferred has the power and the obligation to keep the person in custody, unless request or otherwise permitted on the part of the State from which the person was transferred; b) the State to which the transfer is made shall without delay of the obligation to return the person to the custody of the State from which the transfer was made (, in accordance with what has been agreed in advance or that the competent authorities of both States have decided otherwise; c) the State towards which the transfer is made may not require the State from which the transfer is made that he committed an extradition procedure to get the interested him; d) account shall be taken of the period that the person has spent in detention in the State to which he was transferred for the purpose of the count of the sentence being served in the State from which he was transferred.

3. unless the State party from which a person shall be transferred under this section gives his agreement, that person, how that nationality, can not be continued or owned or subject to other restrictions on its freedom of movement in the territory of the State to which it is transferred, at the rate of acts or convictions prior to his departure from the territory of the State from which he or she was transferred.

Introduced by art. 11 al.2 of the Prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 13-1. States Parties shall cooperate to prevent the offences referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 and 3, including: a) by taking all possible measures to prevent preparation on their respective territories of offences being committed inside or outside thereof; b) exchanging information in accordance with their national law and coordinating administrative and other outlets, as appropriate, in order to prevent the commission of the offences referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 and 3.

2. when a vessel crossing has been delayed or interrupted as a result of the commission of an offence referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 and 3, any State party in the territory of which lie the ship, the passengers or the crew, must do everything possible to avoid that the ship, its passengers, crew or cargo being unduly detained or delayed.

New content according to art. 12 of the Prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 14. any State party which has reason to believe that an offence referred to in art. 3, 3, 3 or 3 will be committed provides as soon as possible, in accordance with its national law, any useful information in its possession to the States which, in his view, would be the States having established jurisdiction in accordance with art. 6. new content according to art. 13 of the Prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 15-1. Any State party as soon as possible communicate to the Secretary-General, in accordance with national legislation, all useful information in its possession relating: a) to the circumstances of the offence; b) at the measures taken in application of the by. 2 of art. 13; c) measures taken with respect to the author or the alleged perpetrator of the offence and, in particular, to the results of any extradition proceedings or other legal proceedings.

2. the State party in which a criminal action was initiated against the alleged perpetrator of the offence shall communicate, in accordance with its national law, the final result to the Secretary-General.
3. the information provided in accordance with the by. 1 and 2 are transmitted by the Secretary-General to all States Parties, the members of the Organization, to the other States concerned and relevant international intergovernmental organizations.

New content according to art. 14 of the Prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 16-1. Any dispute between States parties concerning the interpretation or application of this Convention which cannot be settled through negotiation within a reasonable time is subject to arbitration at the request of one of them. If, within six months following the date of the request for arbitration, the parties are unable to agree on the Organization of the arbitration, one any of them can submit the dispute to the International Court of Justice, by filing a request in accordance with the Statute of the Court.
2 any State may, at the time where he signs, ratifies, accepts or approves this Convention or adhere, declare it does not consider itself bound by any one or all of the provisions of the by. 1. the other States Parties are not bound by these provisions to any State party which has made such a reservation.
3. any State which has made a reservation in accordance with the provisions of the by. 2 may, at any time, lift this reservation by notification to the Secretary-General.

SR 0.193.501 art. Final 16Clauses of the 2005 Convention for the Suppression of unlawful acts against the safety of maritime navigation the final clauses of the 2005 Convention for the Suppression of unlawful acts against the safety of maritime navigation are arts. 17 to 24 of the 2005 Protocol to the Convention for the Suppression of unlawful acts against the safety of maritime navigation. In this agreement, references to States Parties are considered to be references to the States Parties to this Protocol.

Introduced by art. 16 of the Prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

Art. 17-1. The present Convention is open March 10, 1988 in Rome for signature by the States participating in the International Conference on Suppression of unlawful acts against the safety of maritime navigation and on 14 March 1988 to March 9, 1989 at the headquarters of the Organization for signature by all States. Then, she remains open to accession.
(2. States may express their consent to be bound by this agreement by: a) signature without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval; or (b) signature subject to ratification, acceptance or approval, followed by ratification, acceptance or approval; OUC) membership.

3. ratification, acceptance, approval or accession are made by the deposit of an instrument to that effect with the Secretary-General.

Art. 18-1. This Convention comes into force 90 days after the date to which fifteen States have signed the Convention without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval is deposited an instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
2. for a State which deposits an instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval of this Convention or accession to it after the conditions for its entry into force have been met, the ratification, acceptance, approval or accession takes effect 90 days after the date of filing.

Art. 19-1. This Convention may be denounced by any of the States Parties at any time after the expiration of a period of one year from the date on which this Convention comes into force for that State.
2. the denunciation is made using the deposit of an instrument of denunciation with the Secretary-General.
3. the denunciation shall take effect one year after the date on which the Secretary-General received the instrument of denunciation or at the expiration of such longer period set out in that instrument.

Art. 20-1. A conference may be convened by the United Nations to revise or modify this agreement.
2. the Secretary-General shall convene a conference of the States Parties to this Convention to revise or amend the agreement, at the request of one third of the States Parties or ten States Parties, if the latter figure is higher.
3. any instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession deposited after the date of entry into force of an amendment to this Convention is deemed to apply to the Convention as amended.

Art. 21-1. This Convention is deposited with the Secretary-General.
2. the Secretary-General: a) inform all States which have signed this Convention or acceded as well as all members of the Organization: i) of any new signature or any deposit a new instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, as well as their date; ii) from the date of the entry into force of this Convention; iii) the deposit of any instrument of denunciation of this agreement as well as of the date on which It was received and the date on which the denunciation takes effect; iv) the receipt of any declaration or notification made under this Convention;

(b) transmit certified copies of this Convention to all States which have signed it or who have joined.


3. upon entry into force of this Convention, a certified copy conform to is transmitted by the depositary to the Secretary-General of the United Nations to be registered and published in accordance with art. 102 of the Charter of the United Nations.

Art. 22. the present Convention is established in a single original in English, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, French and Russian languages, each text being equally authentic.
In faith of what, the undersigned, duly authorized to that effect by their respective Governments, have signed this agreement.
Done at Rome this ten thousand nine hundred and eighty-eight March.
(Follow signatures)

Schedule 1. Convention for the Suppression of unlawful seizure of aircraft, signed in the Hague on 16 December 1970.
2. convention for the Suppression of unlawful acts directed against the safety of civil aviation, concluded at Montreal on 23 September 1971.
3. convention on the prevention and punishment of the offences against the persons enjoying international protection, including diplomatic agents, adopted by the General Assembly of the UN on December 14, 1973.
4. international convention against the taking of hostages, adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 17 December 1979.
5. convention on the physical protection of nuclear material, adopted at Vienna on 26 October 1979.
6. Protocol for the Suppression of unlawful acts of violence at airports serving civil aviation international, complementary to the Convention for the Suppression of unlawful acts directed against the security of civil aviation, concluded at Montreal on 24 February 1988.
7. Protocol for the Suppression of unlawful acts against the safety of fixed platforms located on the continental shelf, done at Rome on 10 March 1988.
8. international convention for the Suppression of the terrorist bombings, adopted by the General Assembly of the UN on December 15, 1997.
9. international convention for the Suppression of the financing of terrorism, adopted by the General Assembly of the UN on December 9, 1999.

Introduced by art. 7 of the Prot. from 14 oct. 2005, approved by the SSA. fed. June 13, 2008 and in force for Switzerland since July 28. 2010 (2010 3355 3353 RO; FF 2008 1041).

State on 19 March 2014 scope on 19 March 2014 States parties Ratification, accession (A) entry into force September 23, 2003 Afghanistan has South Africa July 8, 2005 22 December 2003 has 6 October 2005 Albania June 19, 2002 September 17, 2002 Algeria * 11 February 1998 May 12, 1998 Germany 6 November 1990 was 1 March 1992 Andorra 17 July 2006 to 15 October 2006 Antigua - and - Barbuda October 12, 2009 to 10 January 2010 Saudi Arabia 2 February 2006 May 3, 2006 Argentina * 17 August 1993 November 15, 1993 Armenia * 8 September 2005 September 6, 2005 Australia 19 February 1993 has 20 May 1993 Austria 28 December 1989 1 March 1992 Azerbaijan 26 January 2004 April 25, 2004 Bahamas October 25, 2005 January 23, 2006 October 21, 2005 Bahrain has 19 January 2006 Bangladesh June 9, 2005 September 7, 2005 Barbados 6 May 1994 4 August 1994 Belarus 4 December 2002 has March 4

2002 Belgium April 11, 2005 July 10, 2005 Benin 31 August 2006 A November 29, 2006 Bolivia 13 February 2002 May 14, 2002 Bosnia and Herzegovina July 28, 2003 October 26, 2003 Botswana 14 September 2000 December 13, 2000 Brazil 25 October 2005 23 January 2006 Brunei December 4, 2003 3 March 2004 Bulgaria 8 July 1999 October 6, 1999 Burkina Faso January 15, 2004 to April 14, 2004 Cambodia 18 August 2006 to 16 November 2006 Canada

18 June 1993 16 September 1993 Green - January 3, 2003 was April 3, 2003 Chile 22 April 1994 21 July 1994 China * 20 August 1991 1 March 1992 Cyprus 2 February 2000 has 2 May 2000 Comoros 6 March 2008 was June 4, 2008 (South) Korea may 14, 2003 August 12, 2003 Costa Rica March 25, 2003 June 23, 2003 Côte d'Ivoire 23 March 2012 June 21, 2012 Croatia 18 August 2005 has 16 November 2005 Cuba * 20 November 2001 to 18 February 2002 Denmark * 25 August 1995 November 23, 1995 Djibouti June 9, 2004 A September 7, 2004 Dominique August 31, 2001 has 29 November 2001 Egypt * 8 January 1993 8 April 1993 El El Salvador 7 December 2000 A 7 March 2001 UAE United * 15 September 2005a, December 14, 2005 Ecuador 10 March 2003 June 8, 2003 Spain 7 July 1989 1 March 1992 Estonia February 15, 2002 has 16 May 2002 United States 6 December

1994 6 March 1995 Ethiopia 29 July 2013 27 October 2013 Fiji 21 May 2008 has 19 August 2008 Finland November 12, 1998 February 10, 1999 France * 2 December 1991 1 March 1992 Gambia 1 November 1991 was 1 March 1992 Georgia August 11, 2006 9 November 2006 Ghana 1 November 2002 has January 30, 2003 Greece June 11, 1993 9 September 1993 Grenade 9 January 2002 was April 9, 2002 Guatemala 26 August 2009 November 24, 2009

Guinea 1 February 2005 may 2, 2005 Guinea - Bissau 14 October 2008 has January 12, 2009 Equatorial Guinea 14 January 2004 April 13, 2004 Guyana January 2, 2003 was April 2, 2003 Honduras 17 may 2005a August 15, 2005 Hungary, on November 9, 1989 1 March 1992 Cook Islands 12 March 2007 to June 10, 2007 Marshall Islands 29 November 1994 has 27 February 1995 India * October 15, 1999 January 13, 2000 Iran * October 30, 2009 A 28 January 2010 Ireland 10 September 2004 December 9, 2004 Iceland 28 May 2002 has 26 August 2002 Israel * * January 6, 2009 April 6, 2009 Italy 26 January 1990 1 March 1992 Jamaica August 17, 2005 November 15, 2005 Japan April 24, 1998 has 23 July 1998 Jordan July 2, 2004 was September 30, 2004 Kazakhstan November 24, 2003 February 22, 2004 Kenya January 21, 2002 has 21 April 2002 Kiribati 17 November 2005 February 16, 2006

Kuwait 30 June 2003 28 September 2003 Laos March 20, 2012 has 18 June 2012 Lesotho November 7, 2011 February 5, 2012 Latvia 4 December 2002 has March 4, 2003 Lebanon 16 December 1994 16 March 1995 Liberia 5 October 1995 A 3 January 1996 Libya August 8, 2002 November 6, 2002 Liechtenstein 8 November 2002 has February 6, 2003 Lithuania January 30, 2003 April 30, 2003 Luxembourg, on January 5, 2011 has 5 April 2011 Macedonia

August 7, 2007 November 5, 2007 Madagascar 15 September 2006 December 14, 2006 Malawi 10 January 2014 April 10, 2014 Maldives 25 February 2014 has May 26, 2014 Mali 29 April 2002 has July 28, 2002 Malta 20 November 2001 to 18 February 2002 Morocco 8 January 2002 April 8, 2002 Maurice August 3, 2004 A November 1, 2004 Mauritania January 17, 2008 April 16, 2008 Mexico 13 May 1994 has 11 August 1994 Micronesia 10 February

2003a may 11, 2003 Moldova * October 11, 2005 to January 9, 2006 Monaco 25 January 2002 has 25 April 2002 Mongolia 22 November 2005 February 20, 2006 Montenegro * June 3, 2006 S 3 June 2006 Mozambique * January 8, 2003 8 April 2003 Myanmar * September 19, 2003 December 18, 2003 Namibia 20 July 2004 has October 18, 2004 Nauru August 11, 2005 November 9, 2005 Nicaragua 4 July 2007 has October 2, 2007 Niger August 30, 2006 November 28, 2006 Nigeria February 24, 2004 24 May 2004 Niue June 22, 2009 A 20 September 2009 Norway 18 April 1991 1 March 1992 New Zealand 10 June 1999 8 September 1999 Oman 24 September 1990 at March 1, 1992 Uganda November 11, 2003 has 9 February 2004 Uzbekistan 25 September 2000 December 24, 2000 Pakistan 20 September 2000 was 19 December 2000 Palau 4 December 2001 at 4 March 2002 Panama 3 July 2002 has 1 October

2002 Paraguay 12 November 2004 has February 10, 2005 Netherlands 5 March 1992 3 June 1992 Aruba December 15, 2004 December 15, 2004 part Caribbean (Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba) October 10, 2010 10 October 2010 Peru July 19, 2001 A October 17, 2001 Philippines January 6, 2004 April 5, 2004 Poland 25 June 1991 1 March 1992 Portugal * 5 January 1996 has 4 April 1996 Qatar * September 18, 2003 December 17, 2003 Dominican Republic 3 July 2008 has

October 1, 2008 Czech Republic 10 December 2004 March 10, 2005 Romania 2 June 1993 was 31 August 1993 United Kingdom 3 May 1991 1 March 1992 Isle of Man February 8, 1999 May 7, 1999 Russia * 4 May 2001 August 2, 2001 St. - Lucia 20 May 2004 was August 18, 2004 Saint - Kitts - and - Nevis January 17, 2002 April 17, 2002 Saint - Vincent - and - the Grenadines October 9, 2001 7 January 2002 Samoa 18 May 2004 was 16 August 2004 Sao Tome - and - principle may 5

2006 August 3, 2006 South Africa August 9, 2004 November 7, 2004 Serbia 10 May 2004 has 8 August 2004 Seychelles 24 January 1989 1 March 1992 Singapore February 3, 2004 3 May 2004 Slovakia 8 December 2000 has 8 March 2001 Slovenia 18 July 2003 October 16, 2003 Sudan may 22, 2000 August 20, 2000 Sri Lanka 4 September 2000 has 3 December 2000 Sweden 13 September 1990 1 March 1992 Switzerland March 12, 1993

June 10, 1993 Swaziland April 17, 2003 July 16, 2003 Syria March 24, 2003 A 22 June 2003 Tajikistan 12 August 2005 November 10, 2005 11 May 2005 Tanzania was August 9, 2005 Togo March 10, 2003 June 8, 2003 Tonga 6 December 2002 has 6 March 2003 Trinidad and Tobago 27 July 1989 A 1 March 1992 Tunisia * 6 March 1998 4 June 1998 Turkmenistan 8 June 1999 has 6 September 1999


Turkey * 6 March 1998 4 June 1998 Tuvalu December 2, 2005 was 2 March 2006 Ukraine 21 April 1994 20 July 1994 Uruguay August 10, 2001 November 8, 2001 Vanuatu 18 February 1999 has 19 May 1999 Viet Nam * July 12, 2002 October 10, 2002 Yemen 30 June 2000 has 28 September 2000 * reservations and declarations.
Objections.
Reservations, declarations and objections are not published to the RO. The texts in English can be found at the address of the Internet site of the international maritime Organization (IMO): www.imo.org or obtained in the Direction of public international law (FDFA), the international treaties Section, 3003 Bern.

1993 1910 RO; FF 1992 II 1533 the Am. from 14 oct. 2005 (RS 0.747.712; RO 2010 3355) are inserted in the present text. These Am. that govern relations between States having ratified them. Therefore, see their own scope.
Art. 1 let al.1. a FA on Sept. 28. 1992 (RO 1993 1909).
RS 0.120 1993 1921 RO, 2002 3537, 2004 2753, 2005 3907, 2008 629 2381, 2010 2295, 2012 671, 2014 763. A version of the update scope is published on the web site of the FDFA (www.dfae.admin.ch/traites).

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