Brazil: Ratification of Sea-bed Treaty

State Brazil
Treaty Sea-bed Treaty
Action Type Ratification
Depositary Government of the United Kingdom
Date 10 May 1988
"Nothing in the present Treaty shall be interpreted as in any way prejudicing the sovereign rights of Brazil in the area of the sea, the sea-bed and its subsoil adjacent to the Brazilian coast,in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.  It is the understanding of the Brazilian Government that the word 'observation', in Article III, paragraph 1 of the Treaty refers only to observation that is incidental to the normal course of navigation, in accordance with international law."
Other Actions Signature on deposit with London — 3 September 1971
Signature on deposit with Moscow — 3 September 1971
Ratification on deposit with Moscow — 4 August 1988
Ratification on deposit with Washington — 10 May 1988
Signature on deposit with Washington — 3 September 1971