1972 Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft
|Short Title / Abbreviations||
Oslo Convention/Oslo Dumping Convention
|CIL Subject Classification|
|Citations to Text||932 UNTS 3, 11 ILM 262 (1972)|
|Date of Adoption||15/02/1972|
|Place of Adoption||Oslo, Norway|
|Secretariat / Relevant Authority|
Government of Norway
|Entry Into Force Status||Superseded|
|Date of Entry into Force||
|Date of Termination||
|Entry into Force / Termination Provisions||
“1. This Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of the seventh instrument of ratification or accession.
2. For each State ratifying or acceding to the Convention after the deposit of the seventh instrument of ratification or accession, the Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after deposit by such State of its instrument of ratification or accession.
|General Status||13 Parties (as of 14/10/2019)|
|Links to Current Status/Reservations||
Environmental Treaties and Resource Indicators (ENTRI)
|Protocols / Amendments to this instrument||
1981 Protocol to the Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft Concerning Incineration at Sea
1989 Protocol to the Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft
1978 Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution
2006 Amendment to the 1996 Protocol to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter, 1972 – Amendment to include CO2 sequestration in sub-seabed geological formations in Annex 1 to the London Protocol
Pursuant to Article 31 of the 1992 Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic (OSPAR Convention), the 1972 Oslo Convention was replaced when the OSPAR Convention came into force on 25 March 1998.