THE BRITISH RATIFICATION OF THE UNDERWATER HERITAGE CONVENTION: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS

@article{Roberts2018THEBR,
  title={THE BRITISH RATIFICATION OF THE UNDERWATER HERITAGE CONVENTION: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS},
  author={Hayley Roberts},
  journal={International and Comparative Law Quarterly},
  year={2018},
  volume={67},
  pages={833 - 865}
}
  • Hayley Roberts
  • Published 3 September 2018
  • Sociology
  • International and Comparative Law Quarterly
Abstract The UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage 2001 came into force in 2009, providing a much-needed international legal framework for the protection of underwater cultural heritage (UCH). This article explores the reasons why the UK has neglected to ratify the Convention and why accession should now be prioritized. In doing so, the article reconciles the UK's stance with the agreement; moving the State into a position where it can reconsider ratification… 
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