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|Title:||Protocol on Liability and Compensation for Damage Resulting from Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal|
|Alternative Title(s):||Basel Protocol|
|Description:||The Basel Protocol's objective is to "provide for a comprehensive regime for liability as well as adequate and prompt compensation for damage resulting from the transboundary movement of hazardous wastes and other wastes, including incidents occurring because of illegal traffic in those wastes." Introduction. In addition to the protocol's text, the site includes signature information and ratification status, related decisions of the Conference of Parties, and a study on the financial limits of liability.
This site provides the text of the Protocol in PDF.
|Legal Citation:||UN Doc. UNEP/CHW.1/WG/1/9/2|
|Amends:||Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal|
|EISIL Categories:||Home >
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|Document Creator:||Conference of Parties of the Basel Convention|
|Site Administrator:||Secretariat of the Basel Convention|