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Recommendations for the guidance of contractors for the assessment of the possible environmental impacts arising from exploration for marine minerals in the Area, 1st March 2013 (ISBA/19/LTC/8), OXIO 316

Recommendations for the guidance of contractors for the assessment of the possible environmental impacts arising from exploration for marine minerals in the Area, 1st March 2013 (ISBA/19/LTC/8), OXIO 316

United Nations [UN]; International Seabed Authority [ISA]

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 23 May 2019

Subject(s):
Marine environment, protection — Precautionary principle — International organizations, practice and procedure — Subsidiary organs of international organizations — UNCLOS (UN Convention on the Law of the Sea)
1. Obligations and responsibilities of contractors and sponsoring states for environmental protection in the Area. 2. How contractors and sponsoring states are institutionalised by the Recommendations for the guidance of contractors for the assessment of the possible environmental impacts arising from exploration for marine minerals in the Area (‘Recommendations’) and defined by the Law of the Sea Convention. 3. The legal status of the Recommendations. 4. Application of the precautionary principle in the context of deep-seabed mining. 5. Consequences of...
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