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II.F.2 CONVENTION FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF UNLAWFUL SEIZURE OF AIRCRAFT
(2,767 words)

Concluded at The Hague, 16 December 1970

Entered into force, 14 October 1971

​Status information appears at end of document

 

Article 1

Any person who on board an aircraft in flight:

(a) unlawfully, by force or threat thereof, or by any other form of intimidation, seizes, or exercises control of, that aircraft, or attempts to perform any such act, or

(b) is an accomplice of a person who performs or attempts to perform any such act commits an offence (hereinafter referred to as “the offence”).

Article 2

Each Contracting State undertakes to make …

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“II.F.2 CONVENTION FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF UNLAWFUL SEIZURE OF AIRCRAFT”, in: International Law & World Order: Weston's & Carlson's Basic Documents, Weston & Carlson. Consulted online on 21 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-4394_ilwo_COM_031727>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20150929



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