TitleLaw of the sea : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Calls upon all States that have not done so to consider ratifying or acceding to the Convention at the earliest possible date to allow the effective entry into force of the new legal regime for the uses of the sea and its resources and calls upon all States to take appropriate steps to promote universal participation in the Convention; calls upon all States to safeguard the unified character of the Convention and related resolutions adopted therewith and to apply them in a manner consistent with that character and with their object and purpose; also to observe the provisions of the Convention when enacting their national legislation; requests the competent international organizations, UNDP, the World Bank and other multilateral funding agencies to intensify financial, technological, organizational and managerial assistance to the developing countries in their efforts to realize the benefits of the comprehensive legal regime established by the Convention and to strengthen cooperation among themselves and with donor States in the provision of such assistance; approves the decision of the Preparatory Commission to hold its 10th regular session at Kingston from 24 Feb. to 13 Mar. 1992 and to hold a summer meeting in New York in 1992; reiterates its call to States and other members of the international community to strengthen their cooperation and to take measures with a view to giving full effect to the provisions in the Convention on the conservation and management of marine living resources and, in particular, to comply with bilateral and regional measures applicable to them aimed at effective monitoring and enforcement.
Adopted at the 71st plenary meeting, 12 Dec. 1991. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 46th session, Volume 1, 17 September-20 December 1991. - A/46/49. - 1992. - p. 30-32. - (GAOR, 46th sess., Suppl. no. 49).