Measures to Reduce or Eliminate Releases from Intentional Production and Use
(ii) (ii) Its import and export of the chemicals listed in Annex A in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 2; and
11. “State of import” means a Party to which a transboundary movement of hazardous wastes or other wastes is planned or takes place for the purpose of disposal therein or for the purpose of loading prior to disposal in an area not under the national jurisdiction of any State;
16. “Importer” means any person under the jurisdiction of the State of import who arranges for hazardous wastes or other wastes to be imported;
1. (a) Parties exercising their right to prohibit the import of hazardous wastes or other wastes for disposal shall inform the other Parties of their decision pursuant to Article 13.
(g) Prevent the import of hazardous wastes and other wastes if it has reason to believe that the wastes in question will not be managed in an environmentally sound manner;
5. A Party shall not permit hazardous wastes or other wastes to be exported to a non-Party or to be imported from a non-Party.
Regulation of Trade in Specimens of Species included in Appendix I
3. 3. The import of any specimen of a species included in Appendix I shall require the prior grant and presentation of an import permit and either an export permit or a re-export certificate. An import permit shall only be granted when the following conditions have been met:
Regulation of Trade in Specimens of Species included in Appendix II
4. 4. The import of any specimen of a species included in Appendix II shall require the prior presentation of either an export permit or a re-export certificate.
Regulation of Trade in Specimens included in Appendix III
3. 3. The import of any specimen of a species included in Appendix III shall require, except in circumstances to which Paragraph 4 of this Article applies, the prior presentation of a certificate of origin and, where the import is from a State which has included that species in Appendix III, an export permit.
Exemptions and Other Special Provisions Relating to Trade
(a) (a) in the case of specimens of a species included in Appendix I, they were acquired by the owner outside his State of usual residence, and are being imported into that State; or
OBLIGATIONS IN RELATION TO IMPORTS OF CHEMICALS LISTED ANNEX III
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(f) (f) "Export" and "import" mean, in their respective connotations, the movement of a chemical from one Party to another Party, but exclude mere transit operations;
Hazardous Wastes Protocol
ARTICLE 7 DUTY TO REIMPORT
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ARTICLE 1 DEFINITIONS
(m) “State of import” means a Party to which a transboundary movement of hazardous wastes is planned or takes place for the purpose of disposal therein or for the purpose of loading prior to disposal in an area not under the national jurisdiction of any State;
ARTICLE 5 GENERAL OBLIGATIONS
3. The Parties shall also take all appropriate measures to reduce to a minimum the transboundary movement of hazardous wastes, and if possible to eliminate such movement in the Mediterranean. To achieve this goal, Parties have the right individually or collectively to ban the import of hazardous wastes. Other Parties shall respect this sovereign decision and not permit the export of hazardous wastes to States which have prohibited their import.
4. Subject to the specific provisions relating to the transboundary movement of hazardous wastes through the territorial sea of a State of transit, referred to in Article 6.4 of this Protocol, all Parties shall take appropriate legal, administrative and other measures within the area under their jurisdiction to prohibit the export and transit of hazardous wastes to developing countries, and Parties which are not Member States of the European Community *** shall prohibit all imports and transit of hazardous wastes.
Minamata Convention on Mercury
Article 3 Mercury supply sources and trade
8. Each Party shall not allow the import of mercury from a non-Party to whom it will provide its written consent unless the non-Party has provided certification that the mercury is not from sources identified as not allowed under paragraph 3 or paragraph 5 (b).
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