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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 .
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    • Article 1: Definitions
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    • Article 2: Control Measures
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      Ozone-depleting substance (ODS)
      Control Measures

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

    • Article 2C: Other fully halogenated CFCs
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    • Article 2D: Carbon tetrachloride
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    • Article 2E: 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (Methyl chloroform)
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    • Article 2F: Hydrochlorofluorocarbons
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      Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)

    • Article 2G: Hydrobromofluorocarbons
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      Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)

    • Article 2H: Methyl bromide
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    • Article 2I: Bromochloromethane
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    • Article 3: Calculation of control levels
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      Trade Measures

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

    • Article 4A: Control of trade with Parties
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    • Article 4B: Licensing
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    • Article 5: Special situation of developing countries
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      Special circumstances of countries
      Developing Countries

    • Article 6: Assessment and review of control measures
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      Review

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

    • Article 8: Non-compliance
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      Compliance and Enforcement

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

    • Article 10: Financial mechanism
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      Financial Mechanism

    • Article 10A: Transfer of technology
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      Technology Transfer

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

    • Article 12: Secretariat
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      Secretariat

    • Article 13: Financial provisions
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      Financial provisions

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

    • Article 15: Signature
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      Signature

    • Article 16: Entry into force
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      Entry into force

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

    • Article 18: Reservations
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      Reservations

    • Article 19: Withdrawal
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      Withdrawal

    • Article 20: Authentic texts
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    • Annex A: Controlled substances
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    • Annex B: Controlled substances
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    • Annex C: Controlled substances
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    • Annex D: * A list of products** containing controlled substances specified in Annex A
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    • Annex E: Controlled substance
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