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Article Comparison - United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

Subsection C.
Rules applicable to warships and other government ships operated for non-commercial purposes

Article 29
Definition of warships

For the purposes of this Convention, "warship" means a ship belonging to the armed forces of a State bearing the external marks distinguishing such ships of its nationality, under the command of an officer duly commissioned by the government of the State and whose name appears in the appropriate service list or its equivalent, and manned by a crew which is under regular armed forces discipline.