ICAO Legal Instruments (Conventions)

Trinidad and Tobago is a signatory to the following five international legal instruments (ICAO Conventions) which were developed in response to acts of unlawful interference with civil aviation.  The provisions of these Conventions have been ratified through legislation by Trinidad and Tobago:
a)      Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft, signed at Tokyo on 14 September 1963 (Doc 8364, Tokyo Convention);
b)      Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft, signed at The Hague on 16 December 1970 (Doc 8920, The Hague Convention);
c)       Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation, signed at Montréal on 23 September 1971 (Doc 8966, Montréal Convention);
d)      Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montréal on 23 September 1971, signed at Montréal on 24 February 1988 (Doc 9518, Montréal Protocol); and
e)      Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montréal on 1 March 1991 (Doc 9571, MEX Convention);

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