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|Title:||Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Land-Based Sources|
|Alternative Title(s):||Paris Convention|
|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|
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|Document Creator:||Conference on the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Land-Based Sources|
|Site Administrator:||Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)|