LLMC PROT 1996 - Contracting States

PROTOCOL OF 1996 TO AMEND THE CONVENTION ON LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR MARITIME CLAIMS 1976 (LLMC PROT 1996)

Contracting StatesDate of signature  Date of entry into force or succession

Albania (accession) 7 June 2004 5 September 2004

Antigua and Barbuda (accession) 12 October 2009 10 January 2010

Australia (accession) 8 October 2002 13 May 2004

Belgium (accession) 9 October 2009 7 January 2010

Bulgaria (accession) 4 July 2005 2 0ctober 2005

Canada (ratification) 9 May 2008 7 August 2008

Cook Islands (accession) 12 March 2007 12 June 2007

Croatia (accession)1 15 May 2006 13 August 2006

Cyprus (accession) 23 December 2005 23 March 2006

Denmark (ratification)1, 3 12 April 2002 13 May 2004

Finland (acceptance) 15 September 2000 13 May 2004

France (ratification)1 24 April 2007 23 July 2007

Germany (ratification)1 3 September 2001 13 May 2004

Greece (accession) 6 July 2009 4 October 2009

Hungary (accession) 4 July 2008 2 October 2008

Iceland (accession) 17 November 2008 15 February 2009

Jamaica (accession) 19 August 2005 17 November 2005

Japan (accession) 3 May 2006 1 August 2006

Latvia (accession) 18 April 2007 17 July 2007

Liberia (accession) 18 September 2008 17 December 2008

Lithuania (accession)1 14 September 2007 13 December 2007

Luxembourg (accession) 21 November 2005 19 February 2006

Malaysia (accession) 12 November 2008 10 February 2009

Malta (accession)1 13 February 2004 13 May 2004

Marshall Islands (accession) 30 June 2006 30 April 2006

Norway (ratification) 17 October 2000 13 May 2004

Romania (accession) 12 March 2007 12 June 2007

Russian Federation (accession)1 25 May 1999 13 May 2004

Saint Lucia (accession) 20 May 2004 18 August 2004

Samoa (accession) 18 May 2004 16 August 2004

Sierra Leone (accession) 1 November 2001 13 May 2004

Spain (accession)1 10 January 2005 10 April 2005

Sweden (accession) 22 July 2004 20 October 2004

Syrian Arab Republic (accession) 2 September 2005 1 December 2005

Tonga (accession) 18 September 2003 13 May 2004

Tuvalu (accession) 12 January 2009 12 April 2009

United Kingdom (accession)1, 2, 4 11 June 1999 13 May 2004

Number of Contracting States: 37

1 For the text of a declaration, reservation or statement, AMSA holds the information.

2 The Protocol was extended by the United Kingdom to the Isle of man with effect from 13 May 2004.

3 Denmark extended the Protocol to Greenland with effect from 13 May 2004.

4 Extension to the Bailiwick of Jersey by the United Kingdom

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https://imo.amsa.gov.au/public/parties/ll-mc96protocol.html

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