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Protocol for the Protection of the South-East Pacific against Radioactive Pollution

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Sep 21, 1989
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-001084)
Title (French)

Protocole concernant la protection du Pacifique du Sud-Est contre la pollution radioactive

Title (Spanish)

Protocolo para la protección del Pacífico Sudeste contra la contaminación radiactiva

Title (Other)

Protokoll über den Schutz des Südostpazifiks gegen radioaktive Verschmutzung

Place of adoption
Paipa
Depository
CPPS Permanent Commission for the South Pacific
Language
Spanish
Entry into force
Jan 24, 1995
Subject
Land & soil, Sea, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Radioactive waste Hazardous waste Research Marine pollution (ship-based sources) Education Early warning system/emergency intervention system Marine pollution (dumping at sea) Offences/penalties Marine pollution Radioactive pollution Waste disposal Monitoring
Basin
South Pacific
Abstract

Objective: To prohibit the dumping of radioactive wastes in the South-East Pacific region.

Summary or provisions Within the framework of the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and Coastal Area of the South- East Pacific, the Parties agree to prohibit the dumping or burial of radioactive wastes in the sea, the sea bed, or the subsoil thereof (arts. 11 and 111) and to adopt measures to ensure against contamination in areas within and beyond the limits of their national jurisdiction (arts. III and IV). Parties are to cooperate in science and technology, exchange of information, monitoring training programmes and in case of emergency and force majeure (arts. V, VI, VII, VIII and X). They undertake to adopt national legislation and measures to prohibit dumping of radioactive wastes (arts. XI and XII).

(Source: IUCN ELC, 08.2005, based on UNEP Register of International Treaties and Other Agreements in the Field of the Environment, 1996)

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