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Title: Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area, 1992
Alternative Title(s): Helsinki Convention
Available From: http://www.helcom.fi/stc/files/Convention/Conv0704.pdf
http://fletcher.archive.tusm-oit.org/multilaterals/texts/22los.txt
Conclusion Date: 1992-04-09
Entry Into Force Date: 2000-01-17
Description: The Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area, 1992 (Helsinki Convention) builds on the provisions of the 1974 Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area. The Helsinki Convention sets out Member States' obligations with respect to environmental protection of the Baltic Sea area.
The Helsinki Convention covers pollution from ships, land-based sources, dumping, incineration, and other activities. It also establishes liability rules and dispute settlement procedures.
The site contains both an .html and a PDF version of the Helsinki Convention.
Legal Citation: 1507 UNTS 167; 1994 OJ (L 73) 20; 13 ILM 546 (1974)
EISIL Categories: Home > International Environmental Law > Pollution
Home > International Air, Space & Water > Water > Oceans & Law of the Sea
Keywords: environment
environmental law
oceans
water pollution
Language(s): English
Document Creator: Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission (Helsinki Commission)
hakan.blomberg@helcom.fi
Site Administrator: Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission (Helsinki Commission)
hakan.blomberg@helcom.fi


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