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Title: Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter
Alternative Title(s): London Convention
London Convention 1972
Available From: http://www.iaea.org/Publications/Documents/Infcircs/Others/inf205.shtml
http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/other/dfat/treaties/1985/16.html
Conclusion Date: 1972-12-29
Entry Into Force Date: 1975-08-30
Description: This Convention regulates the incineration and dumping at sea of hazardous materials and waste generated on land. Dumping of certain materials is prohibited absolutely; dumping of other materials requires a permit. The Annexes contain lists of materials covered by the Convention.
The Convention was replaced by the 1996 Protocol to the London Convention .
Legal Citation: 26 UST 2403, 1046 UNTS 120, 11 ILM 1294 (1972)
Amended By: 1996 Protocol to the London Convention 1972
EISIL Categories: Home > International Environmental Law > Oceans & Marine Sources
Home > International Air, Space & Water > Water > Oceans & Law of the Sea
Keywords: oceans
pollution
sea
water pollution
Language(s): English
French
Document Creator: International Maritime Organization
Site Administrator: International Maritime Organization, Office for the London Convention 1972
http://www.londonconvention.org/main.htm


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