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Full Title

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

Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic (OSPAR Commission)

Depository

Government of Norway

Annexes

Annex I

Annex II

Annex III

Entry Into Force Status Superseded
Date of Entry into Force

07/04/1974

Date of Termination

25/03/1998

Entry into Force / Termination Provisions

Article 23

“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)
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ASEAN States
Brunei Darussalam
Cambodia
Indonesia
Lao PDR
Malaysia
Myanmar
Philippines
Singapore
Thailand
Viet Nam
Related Instruments
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

1992 Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic

Related Instruments

1972 Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter

1978 Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution

1986 Protocol for the Prevention of Pollution of the South Pacific Region by Dumping

1996 Protocol to the 1972 Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter

1997 Guidelines for the Assessment of Wastes or Other Matter that may be Considered for Dumping

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

2009 Amendment to Article 6 of the 1996 Protocol to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter

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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.