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II.7.260 NAIROBI INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON THE REMOVAL OF WRECKS, 2007

The Ratification of Maritime Conventions

Chapter I.7.260

NAIROBI INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON THE REMOVAL OF WRECKS, 2007

ADOPTED: Done at Nairobi on 18 May 2007
REFERENCE: Wreck Convention, 2007
ENTERED INTO FORCE: Not yet in force
DEPOSITARY: IMO
SECRETARY: IMO

IMPLEMENTATION

SIGNATURE, RATIFICATION, ACCEPTANCE, APPROVAL AND ACCESSION

Article XVII

1. This Convention shall be open for signature at the Headquarters of the Organization from 19 November 2007 until 18 November 2008 and shall thereafter remain open for accession.

  • (a) States may express their consent to be bound by this Convention by:
    • (i) signature without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval; or
    • (ii) signature subject to ratification, acceptance or approval, followed by ratification, acceptance or approval; or
    • (iii) accession.
  • (b) Ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument to that effect with the Secretary-General.

ENTRY INTO FORCE

Article XVIII

1. This Convention shall enter into force twelve months following the date on which ten States have either signed it without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval or have deposited instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with the Secretary-General.

2. For any State which ratifies, accepts, approves or accedes to this Convention after the conditions in paragraph 1 for entry into force have been met, this Convention shall enter into force three months following the date of deposit by such State of the appropriate instrument, but not before this Convention has entered into force in accordance with paragraph 1.

DENUNCIATION

Article XIX

1. This Convention may be denounced by a State Party at any time after the expiry of one year following the date on which this Convention comes into force for that State.

2. Denunciation shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument to that effect with the Secretary-General.

3. A denunciation shall take effect one year, or such longer period as may be specified in the instrument of denunciation, following its receipt by the Secretary-General.

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