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Appendix 1 - Applicable International Conventions

 At the international level, the following Conventions and Protocols are in force and constitute, inter alia, the legal context within which coastal States and ships act in the envisaged circumstancesfootnote:

  • United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), in particular article 221 thereof;footnote
  • International Convention relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties (the Intervention Convention), 1969, as amended;
  • Protocol relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Pollution by substances other than Oil, 1973;
  • International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 (SOLAS 1974), as amended, in particular chapter V thereof;
  • International Convention on Salvage, 1989 (the Salvage Convention);footnote
  • International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation, 1990 (the OPRC Convention);
  • International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 (MARPOL 73/78);
  • International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue, 1979 (SAR 1979), as amended.
  • Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter, 1972
  • Convention Relating to Civil Liability in the Field of Maritime Carriage of Nuclear Material, 1971
  • Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims (LLMC), 1976
  • International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (CLC), 1969
  • International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (CLC), 1992
  • International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage (FUND), 1992.

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