Under Article XLVIII(1) of the Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific to Space Assets UNIDROIT is designated as Depositary of the Protocol. The functions of the Depository are set out in the Space Protocol (Art. XLVIII(2)).
Declarations deposited under the Space Protocol
The following information is provided for the assistance of States that contemplate becoming Contracting States to the Convention and to the Space Protocol:
Advantages for Contracting States
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Ms Marina SCHNEIDER
Principal Legal Officer and Treaty Depositary
Email Update Service
UNIDROIT provides an email update service to provide email notifications whenever the status lists for the Cape Town Convention and its Protocols have been updated. For further details, including information on how to subscribe, see the Email Update Service page.
As Depositary, UNIDROIT will publish Depositary reports pursuant to Article 61(1) of the Convention and Article XLVII(1) of the Space Protocol.
The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) is an independent intergovernmental Organisation with its seat in the Villa Aldobrandini in Rome. Its purpose is to study needs and methods for modernising, harmonising and co-ordinating private and in particular commercial law as between States and groups of States and to formulate uniform law instruments, principles and rules to achieve those objectives.