Preparatory Commission for the International Seabed Authority and for the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (LOS PrepCom)
1982, at 3rd H-XF0720 - United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), to prepare the entry into effective operation of F-XF2563 - International Seabed Authority (ISBA) and F-XF2625 - International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS). Previously also referred to as United Nations Preparatory Commission on the Law of the Sea. Made the necessary recommendations regarding the practical arrangements for the establishment of the two institutions. Ceased to exist in Nov 1995, one year after the entry into force of the T-XT8298 - United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) on 16 Nov 1964.
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Representatives of States which have signed, ratified or acceded to the United Nations convention on the law of the sea are members; those signing the final act of the LOS Conference participate as observers. Special commissions (4) deal with (i) problems of developing land-based producers of minerals; (ii) the enterprise (the operating arm of the Sea-bed Authority); (iii) preparation of rules, regulations and procedures for the exploration and exploitation of the deep sea-bed area (Sea-bed Mining Code); (iv) the establishment of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.
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