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Title: Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Land-Based Sources
Alternative Title(s): Paris Convention
Available From: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/entri/texts/marine.pollution.land.based.sources.1974.html
Conclusion Date: 1974-06-04
Entry Into Force Date: 1978-05-06
Description: The Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Land-Based Sources (Paris Convention) was adopted to address marine pollution by discharges of pollutants from land-based sources, watercourses or pipelines.
The Paris Convention was replaced by the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic (OSPAR Convention), which entered into force in 1998.
The available internet versions have been amended by the Protocol of 26 March 1986.
Legal Citation: 1546 UNTS 119; 13 ILM 352 (1974); UKTS 1978, No. 64
EISIL Categories: Home > International Environmental Law > Oceans & Marine Sources
Home > International Environmental Law > Pollution
Home > International Air, Space & Water > Water > Oceans & Law of the Sea
Keywords: oceans
pollution
water pollution
Language(s): English
Document Creator: Conference on the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Land-Based Sources
Site Administrator: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)
ciesin.info@ciesin.columbia.edu


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