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Law Of The Sea

Volume 32: debated on Friday 26 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he anticipates replacing the United Kingdom provisional law of the sea by the international law of the sea expected to be signed next month.

The United Nations Law of the Sea Convention will be opened for signature next month. The Government are considering the question of United Kingdom signature of the Convention in the light of our national interests and the views of other countries.