International Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific
Springer Netherlands, 1998 M02 18 - 364 pages
What does the future hold for the development of international environmental law in the Asia Pacific? This book addresses that question through a multifaceted examination of various aspects of environmental law in the states which comprise East and Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the island states of the Southwest Pacific, and occasionally the states of South and Central Asia. A treaties table at the end of the book includes most Asia Pacific countries, giving the reader a fuller picture of the environmental conventions.
In addition to providing an overall view of international environmental law, this examination includes an in-depth look at such subjects as:
The book concludes by assessing the interaction between international and regional environmental law and turning to an examination of future prospects for the Asia Pacific.
Through its thorough range of coverage, International Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific provides an illustration of the current state of development of international environmental law within the region as well as the forces shaping further development of international and regional schemes for environmental governance. In doing so, the book promotes long-term ecological, social, and economic sustainability.
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The five annexes that are attached to the Convention concern : ( 1 ) the prevention of pollution by oil ( Annex I ) ; ( 2 ) the control of pollution by noxious liquid substances in bulk ( Annex II ) ; ( 3 ) the prevention of pollution ...
... Environmental Conventions Which Australia Has Ratified 1946 International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling 1951 FAO International Plant Protection Convention 1954 International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution of ...
29 The Commonwealth sought to implement the terms of the 1954 International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea by Oil ( OILPOL ) by way of the Pollution of Waters by Oil Act 1960 with the states and the Northern ...
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