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HTML Document Article 22. Relationship with Other International Conventions

Release date 31/08/2011
Geographical coverage Global
Keywords Text, The Convention

1. The provisions of this Convention shall not affect the rights and obligations of any Contracting Party deriving from any existing international agreement, except where the exercise of those rights and obligations would cause a serious damage or threat to biological diversity.

 

2. Contracting Parties shall implement this Convention with respect to the marine environment consistently with the rights and obligations of States under the law of the sea.