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Terrorism

Malaysia is a party to the principal international treaties dealing with terrorism.
Status Summary
a = accession
A = acceptance
AA = approval
D = succession
No.
Treaty
Entry into Force
Date of Signature
Date of deposit of instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession
Effective Date (Malaysia)
1
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes against Internationally Protected Persons, including Diplomatic Agents
20 Feb 1977
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24 Sep 2003(a)
24 Oct 2003
2
International Convention against the Taking of Hostages
3 June 1983
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29 May 2007 (a)
29 June 2007
3
International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings
23 May 2001
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24 Sep 2003(a)
24 Oct 2003
4
International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism
10 Apr 2002
-
29 May 2007 (a)
29 June 2007
5
Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft (Tokyo Convention)
4 Dec  1969
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5 March 1985
3 June 1985
6
Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft (Hague Convention)
14 Oct  1971
16 December 1970
4 May 1985
3 June 1985
7
Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation (Montreal Convention)
26 Jan 1973
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4 May 1985(a)
3 June 1985
8
Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material
8 Feb 1987
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9
Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation
6 Aug 1989
24 Feb 1988
8 Sep 2006
8 Oct 2006
10
Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation
1 March 1992
-
   
11
Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Fixed Platforms Located on the Continental Shelf
1 March 1992
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12
Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection
21 June 1998
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30 Nov 2007 (a)
26 Jan 2008
13
International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism
7 July 2007
16 Sep 2005
   
14
Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material
Not in force
-
   
15
Protocol of 2005 to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation
28 July 2010
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16
Protocol of 2005 to the Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Fixed Platforms Located on the Continental Shelf
28 July 2010
-
   
17
Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts relating to International Civil Aviation (Beijing Convention) [done in Beijing 10 September 2010] *For Parties to this Convention, it will prevail over -
  1. Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation (Montreal Convention) (item 7 above); and
  2. Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation (item 9 above)
Not in force
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18
Protocol supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft [done in Beijing 10 September 2010]
Not in force
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19
ASEAN Convention on Counter Terrorism
28 May 2011
13 Jan 2007
   
 
Malaysia is taking the necessary legislative action to enable it to accede to and ratify the remaining Conventions and Protocols.