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Full Title

1990 International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-Operation

Short Title / Abbreviations

OPRC 1990

CIL Subject Classification
Citations to Text 1891 UNTS 51, UKTS No. 84 (1999) Cm 4542, 30 ILM 733 (1990)
Date of Adoption 30/11/1990
Place of Adoption London, United Kingdom
Secretariat / Relevant Authority

International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Depository

Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization

Annexes

Annex: Reimbursement of costs of assistance

Entry Into Force Status In Force
Source

International Maritime Organization

Date of Entry into Force

13/05/1995

Entry into Force / Termination Provisions

Article 16: Entry into force

“(1) This Convention shall enter into force twelve months after the date on which not less than fifteen States have either signed it without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval or have deposited the requisite instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession in accordance with article 15.

(2) For States which have deposited an instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession in respect of this Convention after the requirements for entry into force thereof have been met but prior to the date of entry into force, the ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall take effect on the date of entry into force of this Convention of three months after the date of deposit of the instrument, whichever is the later date.

(3) For States which have deposited an instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession after the date on which this Convention entered into force, this Convention shall become effective three months after the date of deposit of the instrument.”

General Status 113 Parties (as of 09/01/2020)
Links to Current Status/Reservations International Maritime Organization
Status
ASEAN States
Brunei Darussalam
Cambodia
Indonesia
Lao PDR
Malaysia Accession 30/07/1997
Myanmar Accession 15/12/2016
Philippines Signature 17/10/1995
Accession 06/02/2014
Singapore Accession 10/03/1999
Thailand Accession 20/04/2000
Viet Nam
Related Instruments
Protocols / Amendments to this instrument

2000 Protocol on Preparedness, Response and Co-operation to Pollution Incidents by Hazardous and Noxious Substances

Related Instruments

1969 International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage

1974 International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea

1978 Protocol Relating to the 1973 International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (including Annexes, Final Act and 1973 International Convention)

1992 Protocol to amend the 1971 International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage

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