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Convention relating to the unification of certain rules concerning collisions in inland navigation
Geneva, 15 March 1960
Entry into force: 13 September 1966, in accordance with article 11 which reads as follows: "1. This Convention shall come into force on the ninetieth day after five of the countries referred to in article 10, paragraph 1, have deposited their instruments of ratification or accession. 2. With respect to any country which ratifies the Convention or accedes to it after five countries have deposited their instruments of ratification or accession, this Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the said country has deposited its instrument of ratification or accession.".
Registration: 13 September 1966, No. 8310.
Status: Signatories: 5 ,Parties: 13.
Text: United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 572, p. 133. 
Note: The Convention was prepared by the Sub-Committee on Inland Water Transport of the Inland Transport Committee of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and its subsidiary bodies (Working Party on River Law and Groups of Rapporteurs). The Inland Transport Committee decided to open it for signature at its nineteenth session, held from 14 to 18 December 1959 (See Report of the Inland Transport Committee on its nineteenth session, document E/ECE/TRANS/514, para. 49).
Participant
Signature  
Ratification, Accession (a), Succession (d) 
Austria 
14 Jun 1960 
27 Sep 1962 
Belarus 
30 Aug 2006 a 
Belgium 
15 Jun 1960 
France 
15 Jun 1960 
12 Mar 1962 
Germany
14 Jun 1960 
29 May 1973 
Hungary 
24 Jul 1973 a 
Kazakhstan 
14 Jul 2003 a 
Montenegro 
23 Oct 2006 d  
Netherlands 
14 Jun 1960 
15 Jun 1966 
Poland 
8 May 1972 a 
Romania 
4 Aug 1969 a 
Russian Federation 
26 Jan 1962 a 
Serbia
12 Mar 2001 d 
Switzerland 
26 Apr 1972 a 

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