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China Ratifies Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Relating to International Civil Aviation

Thu, 01 Dec 2022
Categories: China Legal Trends
Editor: C. J. Observer

On 30 Oct. 2022, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (“NPC”), the legislature of the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”), decided to ratify the “Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Relating to International Civil Aviation” (制止与国际民用航空有关的非法行为的公约) (the “Beijing Convention”), which was signed by the representatives of the PRC in Beijing on 10 Sep. 2010.

It also declared that:

  1. The PRC shall not be bound by the provisions of Article 20, paragraph 1, of the Beijing Convention.
  2. The Beijing Convention shall not apply to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Macao Special Administrative Region for the time being, until further notice by the PRC government.

 

 

Cover Photo by Nathan John on Unsplash

 

Contributors: CJO Staff Contributors Team

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