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Shipping (Marine Pollution) Regulations 2011 (L.N. No. 66 of 2011).

Solomon Islands
Document type
Sea, Environment gen.
Marine pollution Navigation Oil pollution Disasters Monitoring International agreement-implementation Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Least Developed Countries, Oceania, Small Island Developing States

These Regulations made by the Minister for Infrastructure Development under the Shipping Act 1998, concern marine pollution. They Regulations shall be the principal subsidiary dealing with marine pollution caused by vessels and shall apply to: (a) all vessels in Solomon Islands waters; and (b) all Solomon Islands vessels. The Regulations shall apply with respect to various international conventions including Convention for the Protection of the Natural Resources and Environment of the South Paci

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References - Legislation


Maritime Safety Administration Act 2009 (No. 8 of 2009).

Legislation | Solomon Islands | 2009

Keyword: Marine pollution, Fishing vessel, Registration, Navigation, Institution, Offences/penalties


Other references

Implements treaty

Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter

Treaty | Multilateral | London; Mexico City; Moscow; Washington D.C. |

Keyword: Inspection, Marine pollution (dumping at sea), Navigation, Monitoring, Waste disposal, Toxicity/poisoning, Radioactive waste, International organization, Radioactive pollution, Transport/storage, Hazardous waste, Marine pollution, Biological agents, Authorization/permit, Oil pollution

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000420)

Implements treaty

International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) as modified by the Protocol of 1978 (MARPOL 73/78)

Treaty | Multilateral | London |

Keyword: Court/tribunal, Enforcement/compliance, International relations/cooperation, Monitoring, Dispute settlement, Certification, Transport/storage, Marine pollution (dumping at sea), Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Maritime zone, Resource/damage valuation, Offences/penalties, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous substances, Survey/mapping, Inspection, Standards, Liability/compensation, Oil pollution, Navigation, Oil

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000112)

Implements treaty

International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage

Treaty | Multilateral | Brussels |

Keyword: Navigation, Liability/compensation, Oil pollution, Polluter pays principle, Transport/storage

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000120)

Implements treaty

Convention for the Protection of the Natural Resources and Environment of the South Pacific Region

Treaty | Multilateral | Nouméa |

Keyword: EIA, Data collection/reporting, Maritime zone, Management/conservation, Marine pollution, Institution, International agreement-text

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000892)

Implements treaty

International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems On Ships

Treaty | Multilateral | London |

Keyword: Endangered species, Air quality/air pollution, Dispute settlement, Enforcement/compliance

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001394)

Implements treaty

International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage, 2001

Treaty | Multilateral | London |

Keyword: Jurisdictional competence, Enforcement/compliance, Registration, Certification, Marine pollution, Liability/compensation, Oil pollution, Vessel ownership

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001377)