The objective of the Protocol is to strengthen national and regional preparedness and response capacity of the nations and territories of the region. The Protocol also serves to foster and facilitate co-operation and mutual assistance among the nations and territories in cases of emergency in order to prevent and control major oil spill incidents.

InforMEA Tags: 
oil pollution, marine pollution
Entry into force: 
11 Oct 1986
Parent treaty: 
Latin America and the Caribbean
Date of text: 
Tue, 22 March 2016
Source of information: Oil Spills Protocol website .
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