Title

Convention on the Law of the Sea

Type

Multilateral

Depository

United Nations (UN)

Ratified by UK

25/07/1997

Came into force in the UK

24/08/1997

Extended to Jersey

25/07/1997

Came into force in Jersey

24/08/1997

Objective

The Law of the Sea Convention defines the rights and responsibilities of nations in their use of the world's oceans, establishing guidelines for businesses, the environment, and the management of marine natural resources

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