Convention on Conservation of Nature in the South Pacific

Australian Treaty Series Number[1990] ATS 41
Done at Place and Date Apia, 06/12/1976
Short TitleApia Convention
Treaty Status (General) In Force
Treaty Status (Australia) In Force
Agreement Type Multilateral
Status List Site
Subject of Treaty Marine Life
Australian Signature for Multilaterals at Place and Date
Australian Implemention RequirementsArts Sport Environment And Territories Legislation Amendment Act 1992 (No. 21 Of 1992) Endangered Species Protection Act 1992 (No. 194 Of 1992)
Entry into Force Generally, Date and Conditions06/26/1990
Entry into Force for Australia, Date and Conditions06/26/1990, Suspended by resolution of the 8th COP in September 2006.
Treaty Acceptance
1. Action and Date Accession, 03/28/1990
1. Done at and DateCanberra, 06 March 1990
2. Action and Date
Treaty Withdrawal
1. Action and Date
2. Action and Date
Registered with UN
Other Series Numbers and Reference to Text[SD2415]
Amendments to Treaty and NotesSee Amendments of 9 October 2000. The Parties agreed at the Joint 8th Conference of the Parties to the Apia and Noumea Conventions (Noumea, September 2006) to suspend the operation of the Apia Convention until further notice (meeting record refers - 72/15/E). Unable to find any depositary notice or other correspondence to this effect.
Last Updated11/11/2013