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International Convention on Load Lines, 1966

Treaty data

Treaty number
003664
Date of conclusion
05-04-1966
Place of conclusion
Londen
Provisional application
Entry into force
21-07-1968
Retroactive effect
Termination
Treaty Series
1966, 275
1967, 140
1969, 217
1972, 63
1976, 104
1978, 173
1980, 99
1981, 89
1984, 37
1996, 158
2008, 196
2009, 149
2015, 3
2015, 21
2019, 145
Parliamentary paper
9114
Consolidated text
0003267

Comment

The Convention was in force for the Netherlands Antilles from 21-07-1968 until 10-10-2010.

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Provisional application Entry into force Retroactive effect Termination
Netherlands
(in Europe)
21-07-1968
Netherlands
(Bonaire)
10-10-2010
Netherlands
(Sint Eustatius)
10-10-2010
Netherlands
(Saba)
10-10-2010
Aruba 01-01-1986
Curaçao 10-10-2010
Sint Maarten 10-10-2010

Parties

Parties with a link have a reservation.

Party Signature Provisional application Ratification

S=Signature without reservation or requirement of ratification
R=Ratification, Acceptance, Approval or Notification
A=Accession
Su=Succession
NK=Not Known

Entry into force Renunciation Termination
Albania 30-05-2003 (A) 30-08-2003
Algeria 04-10-1976 (A) 04-01-1977
Angola 03-10-1991 (A) 03-01-1992
Antigua and Barbuda 09-02-1987 (A) 09-05-1987
Argentina 05-04-1966 03-06-1971 (R) 03-09-1971
Australia 04-07-1966 29-07-1968 (R) 29-10-1968
Austria 04-08-1972 (A) 04-11-1972
Azerbaijan 01-07-1997 (A) 01-10-1997
Bahamas 22-07-1976 (A) 22-10-1976
Bahrain 21-10-1985 (A) 21-01-1986
Bangladesh 10-05-1978 (A) 10-08-1978
Barbados 01-09-1982 (A) 01-12-1982
Belarus 07-01-1994 (A) 07-04-1994
Belgium 05-04-1966 22-01-1969 (R) 22-04-1969
Belize 02-04-1991 (A) 02-07-1991
Benin 01-11-1985 (A) 01-02-1986
Bolivia 04-06-1999 (A) 04-09-1999
Brazil 05-04-1966 12-09-1969 (R) 12-12-1969
Brunei 06-03-1987 (A) 06-06-1987
Bulgaria 05-04-1966 30-12-1968 (R) 30-03-1969
Cambodia 28-11-1994 (A) 28-02-1995
Cameroon 14-05-1984 (A) 14-08-1984
Canada 05-04-1966 14-01-1970 (R) 14-04-1970
Cape Verde 28-04-1977 (A) 28-07-1977
Chile 10-03-1975 (A) 10-06-1975
China 05-10-1973 (A) 05-01-1974
Colombia 06-05-1987 (A) 06-08-1987
Comoros 22-11-2000 (A) 22-02-2001
Cook Islands 21-12-2001 (A) 21-03-2002
Côte d'Ivoire 05-04-1966 19-07-1971 (R) 19-10-1971
Croatia 27-07-1992 (Su) 08-10-1991
Cuba 06-02-1969 (A) 06-05-1969
Cyprus 05-05-1969 (A) 05-08-1969
Czech Republic 19-10-1993 (Su) 01-01-1993
Czechoslovakia (<01-01-1993) 16-06-1969 (A) 16-09-1969
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 18-10-1989 (A) 18-01-1990
Democratic Republic of the Congo 20-05-1968 (A) 20-08-1968
Denmark 05-04-1966 28-06-1967 (R) 21-07-1968
Djibouti 01-03-1984 (A) 01-06-1984
Dominica 21-06-2000 (A) 21-09-2000
Dominican Republic 28-06-1973 (A) 28-09-1973
Ecuador 12-01-1976 (A) 12-04-1976
Egypt 05-04-1966 06-12-1968 (R) 06-03-1969
Equatorial Guinea 24-04-1996 (A) 24-07-1996
Eritrea 22-04-1996 (A) 22-07-1996
Estonia 16-12-1991 (A) 16-03-1992
Ethiopia 18-07-1985 (A) 18-10-1985
Fiji 29-11-1972 (A) 01-03-1973
Finland 15-05-1968 (A) 15-08-1968
France 05-04-1966 30-11-1966 (R) 21-07-1968
Gabon 21-01-1982 (A) 21-04-1982
Gambia, The 01-11-1991 (A) 01-02-1992
Georgia 19-04-1994 (A) 19-07-1994
Germany 05-04-1966 09-04-1969 (R) 09-07-1969
Ghana 05-04-1966 25-09-1968 (R) 25-12-1968
Greece 05-04-1966 12-06-1968 (R) 12-09-1968
Grenada 28-06-2004 (A) 28-09-2004
Guatemala 05-09-1994 (A) 05-12-1994
Guinea 19-01-1981 (A) 19-04-1981
Guyana 10-12-1997 (A) 10-03-1998
Haïti 06-04-1989 (A) 06-07-1989
Honduras 16-11-1977 (A) 16-02-1978
Hungary 25-09-1973 (A) 25-12-1973
Iceland 05-04-1966 24-06-1970 (R) 24-09-1970
India 05-04-1966 19-04-1968 (R) 21-07-1968
Indonesia 17-01-1977 (A) 17-04-1977
Iran 05-10-1973 (A) 05-01-1974
Ireland 05-04-1966 28-08-1968 (R) 28-11-1968
Israel 05-04-1966 05-07-1967 (R) 21-07-1968
Italy 05-04-1966 19-04-1968 (R) 21-07-1968
Jamaica 18-08-1982 (A) 18-11-1982
Japan 05-04-1966 15-05-1968 (R) 15-08-1968
Jordan 17-05-2000 (A) 17-08-2000
Kazakhstan 07-03-1994 (A) 07-06-1994
Kenya 12-09-1975 (A) 12-12-1975
Kiribati 05-02-2007 (A) 05-05-2007
Kuwait 05-04-1966 28-08-1968 (R) 28-11-1968
Latvia 20-05-1992 (A) 20-08-1992
Lebanon 07-07-1970 (A) 07-10-1970
Liberia 05-04-1966 08-05-1967 (R) 21-07-1968
Libya 12-08-1974 (A) 12-11-1974
Lithuania 04-12-1991 (A) 04-03-1992
Luxembourg 14-02-1991 (A) 14-05-1991
Madagascar 05-04-1966 16-01-1967 (R) 21-07-1968
Malawi 07-01-2002 (A) 07-04-2002
Malaysia 12-01-1971 (A) 12-04-1971
Maldives 29-01-1968 (A) 21-07-1968
Malta 11-09-1974 (A) 11-12-1974
Marshall Islands 26-04-1988 (A) 26-07-1988
Mauritania 04-12-1967 (A) 21-07-1968
Mauritius 11-10-1988 (A) 11-01-1989
Mexico 25-03-1970 (A) 25-06-1970
Moldova 11-10-2005 (A) 11-01-2006
Monaco 25-03-1970 (A) 25-06-1970
Mongolia 03-03-2003 (A) 03-06-2003
Montenegro 03-06-2006 (Su) 03-06-2006
Morocco 19-01-1968 (A) 21-07-1968
Mozambique 30-10-1991 (A) 30-01-1992
Myanmar 11-11-1987 (A) 11-02-1988
Namibia 22-02-2002 (A) 22-05-2002
Nauru 18-06-2018 (A) 18-09-2018
Netherlands, the Kingdom of the 04-07-1966 21-07-1967 (R) 21-07-1968
New Zealand 30-06-1966 05-02-1970 (R) 05-05-1970
Nicaragua 02-02-1994 (A) 02-05-1994
Nigeria 14-11-1968 (A) 14-02-1969
Niue 27-06-2012 (A) 27-09-2012
Norway 01-07-1966 18-03-1968 (R) 21-07-1968
Oman 20-08-1975 (A) 20-11-1975
Pakistan 05-04-1966 05-12-1968 (R) 05-03-1969
Palau 29-09-2011 (A) 29-12-2011
Panama 13-05-1966 (S) 21-07-1968
Papua New Guinea 18-05-1976 (A) 18-08-1976
Peru 05-04-1966 18-01-1967 (R) 21-07-1968
Philippines 01-07-1966 04-03-1969 (R) 04-06-1969
Poland 05-04-1966 28-05-1969 (R) 28-08-1969
Portugal 22-12-1969 (A) 22-03-1970
Qatar 31-01-1980 (A) 01-05-1980
Republic of Korea, the 05-04-1966 10-07-1969 (R) 10-10-1969
Republic of the Congo 06-06-1986 (A) 06-09-1986
Romania 03-06-1971 (A) 03-09-1971
Russian Federation 04-07-1966 (S) 22-07-1968
Saint Kitts and Nevis 11-06-2004 (A) 11-09-2004
Saint Lucia 20-05-2004 (A) 20-08-2004
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 29-04-1986 (A) 29-07-1986
Samoa 23-10-1979 (A) 23-01-1980
São Tomé e Principe 29-10-1998 (A) 29-01-1999
Saudi Arabia 05-09-1975 (A) 05-12-1975
Senegal 18-08-1977 (A) 18-11-1977
Serbia 12-03-2001 (Su) 27-04-1992
Seychelles 01-10-1976 (A) 01-01-1977
Sierra Leone 13-08-1993 (A) 13-11-1993
Singapore 21-09-1971 (A) 21-12-1971
Slovakia 30-01-1995 (Su) 01-01-1993
Slovenia 12-11-1992 (Su) 25-06-1991
Solomon Islands 30-06-2004 (A) 30-09-2004
Somalia 30-03-1967 (A) 21-07-1968
South Africa 05-04-1966 14-12-1966 (R) 21-07-1968
Spain 05-04-1966 01-07-1968 (R) 01-10-1968
Sri Lanka 10-05-1974 (A) 10-08-1974
Sudan 26-09-1991 (A) 26-12-1991
Suriname 29-11-1975 (Su) 25-11-1975
Sweden 28-07-1967 (A) 21-07-1968
Switzerland 11-05-1966 23-04-1968 (R) 23-07-1968
Syria 06-02-1975 (A) 06-05-1975
Tanzania 28-02-1989 (A) 28-05-1989
Thailand 30-12-1992 (A) 30-03-1993
Togo 19-07-1989 (A) 19-10-1989
Tonga 12-04-1977 (A) 12-07-1977
Trinidad and Tobago 05-04-1966 24-08-1966 (R) 21-07-1968
Tunisia 05-07-1966 23-08-1966 (R) 21-07-1968
Turkey 05-08-1968 (A) 05-11-1968
Turkmenistan 04-02-2009 (A) 04-05-2009
Tuvalu 22-08-1985 (A) 22-11-1985
Uganda 10-10-2019 (A) 10-01-2020
Ukraine 25-10-1993 (A) 25-01-1994
United Arab Emirates 15-12-1983 (A) 15-03-1984
United Kingdom 05-04-1966 11-07-1967 (R) 21-07-1968
United States of America 05-04-1966 17-11-1966 (R) 21-07-1968
Uruguay 18-04-1977 (A) 18-07-1977
Vanuatu 28-07-1982 (A) 28-10-1982
Venezuela 05-04-1966 15-10-1974 (R) 15-01-1975
Vietnam 18-12-1990 (A) 18-03-1991
Yemen 06-03-1979 (A) 06-06-1979
Yugoslavia (< 25-06-1991) 05-04-1966 25-10-1968 (R) 25-01-1969
Zambia 02-09-1970 (A) 02-12-1970

Extensions

China

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Hong Kong SAR 01-07-1997
Macao SAR 18-07-2005

Denmark

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Faroes 21-07-1968
Greenland 21-07-1968

Netherlands, the Kingdom of the

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Suriname (< 25-11-1975) 21-07-1968 25-11-1975

Portugal

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Macao (<20-12-1999) 19-11-1999 20-12-1999

United Kingdom

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Bermuda 01-04-1975
British Virgin Islands 10-06-2004
Cayman Islands 23-06-1988
Falkland Islands 19-05-2004
Gibraltar 01-12-1988
Hong Kong (< 01-07-1997) 16-08-1972 01-07-1997
Jersey 19-05-2004
Man, Isle of 19-10-1984
Saint-Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha 10-06-2004
Turks and Caicos Islands 07-07-2004

United States of America

Extended to Entry into force Termination
American Samoa 09-09-1975
Guam 09-09-1975
Johnston Atoll 18-03-1976
Midway Atoll 18-03-1976
Panama Canal Zone (< 01-10-1979) 09-09-1975 31-12-1999
Puerto Rico 09-09-1975
Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (< 22-12-1990) 09-09-1975 22-12-1990
US Virgin Islands 09-09-1975
Wake Island 18-03-1976

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