Article I - General obligations
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Article I - General obligations

  1 The Parties to the present Protocol undertake to give effect to the provisions of:

  • (a) the present Protocol and the Annex hereto which shall constitute an integral part of the present Protocol; and

  • (b) the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973 (hereinafter referred to as "the Convention"), subject to the modifications and additions set out in the present Protocol.

  2 The provisions of the Convention and the present Protocol shall be read and interpreted together as one single instrument.

  3 Every reference to the present Protocol constitutes at the same time a reference to the Annex hereto.

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