TitleLaw of the sea : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Calls upon all States to consider ratifying or acceding to the Convention at the earliest possible date to allow the effective entry into force of the new legal régime for the uses of the sea and its resources; calls upon all States to safeguard the unified character of the Convention and related resolutions adopted therewith to observe the provisions of the Convention when enacting their national legislation, and to desist from taking actions which undermine the Convention or defeat its object and purpose; expresses its satisfaction at the historic decision of the Preparatory Commission of 17 Aug. 1987 to register the first pioneer investor, namely India, and at the decision of the Preparatory Commission to convene its General Committee from 7 to 18 Dec. 1987 for the purpose of considering the applications of France, Japan and the USSR for registration as pioneer investors; approves the decision of the Preparatory Commission to hold its 6th regular session at Kingston from 14 Mar. to 8 Apr. 1988 and notes that the Preparatory Commission will decide upon the summer meeting for 1988 during its next session.
Adopted at the 73rd plenary meeting, 18 Nov. 1987. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 42nd session, Volume 1, 15 September-21 December 1987. - A/42/49. - 1988. - p. 40-41. - (GAOR, 42nd sess., Suppl. no. 49).