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


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An international protocol that follows the principles of the International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co‐operation (1990), and seeks to ensure that ships carrying hazardous and noxious liquid substances are covered, or will be covered, by regimes similar to those already in existence for oil incidents. Also known as the HNS Protocol.

Subjects: Environmental Science.


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