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Title: Convention on the High Seas, 1958
Alternative Title(s): Geneva Convention on the High Seas
Available From: http://untreaty.un.org/ilc/texts/instruments/english/conventions/8_1_1958_high_seas.pdf
http://fletcher.archive.tusm-oit.org/multilaterals/texts/BH364.txt
Conclusion Date: 1958-04-29
Entry Into Force Date: 1962-09-30
Description: This Convention codified the international legal framework for the high seas, generally permitting States to exercise various rights (such as the right to fish). It includes provisions on piracy. The Convention was largely superseded by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).
Legal Citation: 13 UST 2312; 450 UNTS 11
EISIL Categories: Home > Communications & Transport > Transport > Water
Home > International Air, Space & Water > Water > Oceans & Law of the Sea
Keywords: piracy
transport
Language(s): English
Document Creator: United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea
Site Administrator: International Law Commission


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