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Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) (Waste Management) Regulations 1994.

Country/Territory
Australia
Document type
Regulation
Date
1994 (2002)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Sea, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Marine pollution Pollution control Protected area Waste prevention Waste disposal Waste management
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Indian Ocean, Oceania, South Pacific
Abstract

The Regulations aim at the prevention of pollution and make provision for the removal of waste in the Antarctic. The stated objectives of these Regulations are: (a) to assist in implementing Australia's obligations under Annex III to the Madrid Protocol; and (b) to provide for the management of waste generated in connection with activities in the Antarctic to which the Annex does not apply (reg. 2).

Full text
English
Website
www.legislation.gov.au