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SignatureDecember 10, 1982
RatificationJune 7, 1983
Entry into forceNovember 16, 1994

Declarations, Reservations etc.

On 22 September 2014, the Government of the Republic of Ghana notified the Secretary-General that it had decided to withdraw the declaration relating to article 298 made on 15 December 1989 and published in depositary notification C.N.890.2009.TREATIES-XXI.6 of 16 December 2009. See the new declaration in depositary notification C.N.568.2014.TREATIES-XXI.6 of 22 September 2014.

Declaration made on December 15, 2009:
"In accordance with paragraph 1 of Article 298 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 (‘the Convention’), the Republic of Ghana hereby declares that it does not accept any of the procedures provided for in section 2 of Part XV of the Convention with respect to the categories of disputes referred to in paragraph 1 (a) of article 298 of the Convention."