Forum of adoption Diplomatic Conference
In force no
Entry into force 17.09.1937
During the Spanish Civil War, nine Powers agreed to take collective measures to suppress attacks by submarines against merchant vessels. The Agreement refers in the preamble to the provisions of the London Treaty of 1930 and the procès-verbal of 1936 concerning submarine warfare. In the Supplementary Agreement of 17 September 1937 the same Powers made the principles of the first Agreement applicable to attacks by surface vessels and aircraft.
Meetings of forum 17.09.1937, Geneva
Dade of adoption 17.09.1937
Number of articles 3
Authentic text English; French
Source D.Schindler and J.Toman, The Laws of Armed Conflicts, Martinus Nihjoff Publisher, 1988, pp.889-890.
Keywords NAVAL WARFARE; MEANS OF COMBAT; METHOD OF COMBAT; PROHIBITION; ATTACK; SHIP; MILITARY AIRCRAFT; INTERNATIONAL ARMED CONFLICT; WARSHIP; MERCHANT SHIP