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Protocol relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Marine Pollution by Substances other than Oil

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Global
Date
Nov 2, 1973
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-000116)
Title abbreviation

INTERVENTION PROT 1973

Title (French)

Protocole sur l'intervention en haute mer en cas de pollution par des substances autres que les hydrocarbures

Title (Other)

Protokoll über Maßnahmen auf Hoher See bei Fällen von Verschmutzung durch andere Stoffe als Öl

Place of adoption
London
Depository
IMO International Maritime Organization
Language
English, French, Russian, Spanish
Entry into force
Mar 30, 1983
Subject
Land & soil, Waste & hazardous substances, Sea
Keyword
High seas Navigation Hazardous substances Liability/compensation Transport/storage Marine pollution (ship-based sources) Dispute settlement
Geographical area
Arctic, North Sea
Abstract

Objectives: To prevent, mitigate or eliminate marine pollution by substances other than oil resulting from a maritime casualty. Summary of provisions: This Protocol was adopted under the 1969 International Convention Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties and of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). Parties agree that they may take such measures on the high seas as may be necessary to prevent, mitigate or eliminate grave and imminent danger to their coastline or related areas of interests from pollution or threat of pollution by substances other than oil resulting from a maritime casualty, which may reasonably be expected to result in major harmful consequences (art. I). Paragraph 2 of Article I and Articles II to VII of the Convention are to apply to the substances referred to in the Protocol (art. II). The list of experts referred to in the Convention is to be extended to include experts qualified to give advice in relation to substances other than oil. Substances subject to control are listed in the Annex to the Protocol.

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