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Montreal Protocol

The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Number of parties: 188

Theme: Climate, Atmosphere and Deserts

Abstract: The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer was designed to reduce the production and consumption of ozone depleting substances in order to reduce their abundance in the ...more »

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Entry into force: 01-Jan-1989

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    • Preamble .

    • Article 1: Definitions

    • Article 2: Control Measures
      Ozone-depleting substance (ODS)
      Control Measures

    • Article 2A: CFCs

    • Article 2B: Halons
      Ozone-depleting substance (ODS)

    • Article 2C: Other fully halogenated CFCs

    • Article 2D: Carbon tetrachloride

    • Article 2E: 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (Methyl chloroform)

    • Article 2F: Hydrochlorofluorocarbons
      Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)

    • Article 2G: Hydrobromofluorocarbons
      Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)

    • Article 2H: Methyl bromide

    • Article 2I: Bromochloromethane

    • Article 3: Calculation of control levels
      Trade Measures

    • Article 4: Control of trade with non-Parties
      Non-Party
      Trade Measures

    • Article 4A: Control of trade with Parties

    • Article 4B: Licensing

    • Article 5: Special situation of developing countries
      Special circumstances of countries
      Developing Countries

    • Article 6: Assessment and review of control measures
      Review

    • Article 7: Reporting of data
      National Reporting
      Annex, List or Inventory

    • Article 8: Non-compliance
      Compliance and Enforcement

    • Article 9: Research, development, public awareness and exchange of information
      Science
      Research and Development
      Information Exchange and Knowledge Management
      Public Awareness
      Technology

    • Article 10: Financial mechanism
      Financial Mechanism

    • Article 10A: Transfer of technology
      Technology Transfer

    • Article 11: Meetings of the parties
      Governing Body
      Meeting of the Parties (MOP)

    • Article 12: Secretariat
      Secretariat

    • Article 13: Financial provisions
      Financial provisions

    • Article 14: Relationship of this Protocol to the Convention
      Relationship between Instruments

    • Article 15: Signature
      Signature

    • Article 16: Entry into force
      Entry into force

    • Article 17: Parties joining after entry into force
      Accession
      Acceptance
      Approval
      Ratification

    • Article 18: Reservations
      Reservations

    • Article 19: Withdrawal
      Withdrawal

    • Article 20: Authentic texts

    • Annex A: Controlled substances

    • Annex B: Controlled substances

    • Annex C: Controlled substances

    • Annex D: * A list of products** containing controlled substances specified in Annex A

    • Annex E: Controlled substance