24 November 1989
Wellington, New Zealand
17 May 1991
Open for signature (subject to ratification) by:
Open for accession by any of the above mentioned
List of Participating States
Entry into Force
|Fed. States of Micronesia||29/11/1989||20/12/1990||17/05/1991|
|United States of America||14/11/1990||28/02/1992||28/02/1992|
Information provided by States that have not signed, ratified or acceded to the instrument but have signified their intention to do so.
On 17 February 1997, the Papua New Guinea Department of the Attorney-General sent a communication to the Government of New Zealand, advising that the requirements of the Convention had been taken account of in the Papua New Guinea Fisheries Act 1994.
Further information is available from the Ocean Law Publishing International Fisheries Law and Policy Portal [external link].