HC Deb 05 December 1983 vol 50 c36W
17. Mr. Higgins

asked the Secretary of State for Transport what is the present status of the convention on a code of conduct for liner conferences 1974; which countries have now ratified the convention and which have not; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Ridley

The convention entered into force on 6 October 1983 between the 59 countries party to it. I will place a list of these in the Library. Within the EC, they include the Netherlands and the Federal Republic of Germany; the United Kingdom has not yet acceded.

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