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Question of an ocean dumping convention.

Question of an ocean dumping convention.

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Published by [American Society of International Law] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine pollution -- Law and legislation.,
  • Waste disposal in the ocean -- Law and legislation.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesQuestion of an ocean dumping convention (Online)
    SeriesStudies in transnational legal policy -- no. 2.
    ContributionsHunter, Lawson, A. W., 1945-, American Society of International Law. Working Group on an Ocean Dumping Convention.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 53 p.
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17733307M

    The Convention deals with ‘dumping’, i.e. the deliberate disposal of wastes and other matter (other than operational discharges) from vessels and aircraft. The provisions of the convention prohibit dumping except for the wastes listed in Annex 1. Dumping of some Cited by: 2.


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OCLC Number: Description: vi, 53 pages 23 cm. Contents: Working Group on an Ocean Dumping Convention. ConclusionsHunter, L.A.W.

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