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The implementation of CITES and MARPOL in Italy: Two Italian judgments relating to the implementation of environmental conventions

Author
Scovazzi T.
Journal/Series
European Environmental Law Review | Vol. 5(11); 315 - 316; 2 p.
Date
1996
Source
IUCN (ID: ANA-059455)
Publisher | Place of publication
Graham & Trotman /Martinus Nijhoff | London, UK
Language
English
Country/Territory
Italy
Subject
Environment gen., Sea, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Protected animal species Management/conservation Court/tribunal National implementation/transposal Wild fauna Marine pollution
Abstract

Summary: Two recent decisions handed down by Italian Pretori (judges of first instance) deal with the continuing problem of the relationship between domestic legislation and international treaties, with special reference to two well-known international conventions. Strangely enough, the decisions dealt with two opposing situations. in the first case, Italy had delayed the execution of a treaty: in the second, execution was anticipated

Other references

Treaty

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

Treaty | Multilateral | Washington |

Keyword: Inventory, Wild flora, Authorization/permit, Endangered species, Certification, Biodiversity, International trade, Protected plant species, Protected animal species, Wild fauna, Wildlife products, Management/conservation, Offences/penalties, International agreement-text, Trade in species

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000483)

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)