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||The Commission was established to administer the Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft ( Oslo Convention). The objectives of the Commission are to regulate and control the dumping at sea of industrial wastes, sewage sludge and dredged material and the incineration at sea of liquid industrial wastes. Dumping of industrial wastes was phased out in the North-east Atlantic by the end of 1995. Sewage sludge will not be dumped after 1998. Incineration stopped in 1991.
||[15 Feb 1972] Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft (Oslo Convention, entered into force 06 Apr 1974).
[16 Feb 1976] Protocol for the Prevention of Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft.
[02 Mar 1983] Protocol amending the Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft.
[13 Jun 1985] Amendments to Annexes I and II to the Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft
The Oslo Commission closely collaborates with the >Paris Commission< and both will be combined, once the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-east Atlantic (>OSPAR Convention<) has been ratified by the present members of the Oslo and Paris Commissions.
|Germany, Fed. Rep.||member||01-Jan-1970|
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