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Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Global
Date
Dec 3, 1999
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-001339)
Title (French)

Amendement au Protocole de Montréal relatif à des substances qui appauvrissant la couche d'ozone

Title (Spanish)

Enmienda al Protocolo de Montreal relativo a las sustancias que agotan la capa de ozono

Title (Other)

Änderung des Montrealer Protokolls über Stoffe, die zu einem Abbau der Ozonschicht führen.

Place of adoption
Beijing
Depository
UN United Nations
Language
Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish
Entry into force
Feb 25, 2002
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances, Air & atmosphere
Keyword
Ozone layer
Abstract

Objective: To amend the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.

Summary of provisions: For substances included in Group I of Annex C, Parties undertake to ensure that production level does not exceed annually certain levels for each of the twelve month period, starting on January 1st 2004 (amendment C, article 1). They further agree to ban the import and export of those substances from or to any State not party to the Montreal Protocol (amendments F and G, article 1).

For substances in Group III of Annex C, Parties are to ensure that levels of production and consumption do not exceed 0. An exception is made for essential uses (amendment D, article 1). Moreover, Parties agree to ban within one year of the entry into force of the amendment the import and export of these substances from or to any State not party to the Protocol (amendments F and G, article 1).

Relevant Contracting Parties must comply with the control measures defined by the Protocol under paragraph 8 of Article 2F using the average of their calculated levels of production and consumption in 2015 (amendment L, article 1). Finally, Parties are to provide the Secretariat with statistical data on the amount of controlled substances listed in Annex E used for quarantine and pre-shipment applications (amendment O, article 1).

(Source: IUCN ELC, 08.2005)

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