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Article Comparison - Protocol Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS PROTOCOL,

DEEPLY CONCERNED about the worldwide escalation of unlawful acts against civil aviation;

RECOGNIZING that new types of threats against civil aviation require new concerted efforts and policies of cooperation on the part of States; and

BELIEVING that in order to better address these threats, it is necessary to adopt provisions supplementary to those of the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft signed at The Hague on 16 December 1970, to suppress unlawful acts of seizure or exercise of control of aircraft and to improve its effectiveness;

HAVE AGREED AS FOLLOWS: