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Title: Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation
Alternative Title(s): Montreal Hijacking Convention
Available From: http://treaties.un.org/doc/db/Terrorism/Conv3-english.pdf
http://www.mcgill.ca/files/iasl/montreal1971.pdf
http://treaties.un.org/Pages/DB.aspx?path=DB/studies/page2_en.xml&menu=MTDSG
Conclusion Date: 1971-09-23
Entry Into Force Date: 1973-01-26
Description: The Montreal Convention applies to acts of aviation sabotage such as bombings aboard aircraft in flight. It was concluded at the International Conference on Air Law held at Montreal, September 8-23, 1971, under the auspices of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). This Convention is supplemented by the Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on February 24, 1988.
Legal Citation: 974 UNTS 177; 24 UST 564; 10 ILM 1151 (1971)
EISIL Categories: Home > International Air, Space & Water > Air & Aviation
Home > Communications & Transport > Transport > Air
Home > International Criminal Law > Terrorism
Keywords: aviation
terrorism
Language(s): English
French
Document Creator: International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
icaohq@icao.int
Site Administrator: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
webmaster@unodc.org


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