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Basel Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal (1989)


Article 1 - Scope of the Convention

Article 2 - Definitions

Article 3 - National Definitions of Hazardous Wastes

Article 4 - General Obligations

Article 5 - Designation of Competent Authorities and Focal Point

Article 6 - Transboundary Movement between Parties

Article 7 - Transboundary Movement from a Party through States which are not Parties

Article 8 - Duty to Re-import

Article 9 - Illegal Traffic

Article 10 - International Co-operation

Article 11 - Bilateral, Multilateral and Regional Agreements

Article 12 - Consultations on Liability

Article 13 - Transmission of Information

Article 14 - Financial Aspects

Article 15 - Conference of the Parties

Article 16 - Secretariat

Article 17 - Amendment of the Convention

Article 18 - Adoption and Amendment of Annexes

Article 19 - Verification

Article 20 - Settlement of Disputes

Article 21 - Signature

Article 22 - Ratification, Acceptance, Formal Confirmation or Approval

Article 23 - Accession

Article 24 - Right to Vote

Article 25 - Entry into Force

Article 26 - Reservations and Declarations

Article 27 - Withdrawal

Article 28 - Depository

Article 29 - Authentic Texts

Annex 1 - Categories Of Wastes To Be Controlled

Waste Streams:
Wastes Having as Constituents:

Annex II - Categories Of Wastes Requiring Special Consideration

Annex III - List Of Hazardous Characteristics


Annex IV - Disposal Operations

Annex V A - Information To Be Provided On Notification

Annex VB - Information To Be Provided On The Movement Document

Annex VI - Arbitration

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Article 2
Article 3
Article 4
Article 5
Article 6
Article 7
Article 8
Article 9
Article 10


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Basel Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal (1989)

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Basel Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal (1989)

Annex V A - Information To Be Provided On Notification

1.Reason for waste export

2.Exporter of the waste

3.Generator(s) of the waste and site of generation

4.Disposer of the waste and actual site of disposal

5.Intended carrier(s) of the waste or their agents, if known

6.Country of export of the waste

Competent authority.7.Expected countries of transit

Competent authority

8.Country of import of the waste

Competent authority

9.General or single notification

10.Projected date(s) of shipment(s) and period of time over which waste is to be exported and proposed itinerary (including point of entry and exit)

11.Means of transport envisaged (road, rail, sea, air, inland waters)

12.Information relating to insurance

13.Designation and physical description of the wastes including Y number and UN number and its composition and information on any special handling requirements including emergency provisions in case of accidents

14.Type of packaging envisaged (e.g. bulk, drummed, tanker)

15.Estimated quantity in weight/volume

16.Process by which the waste is generated

17.For wastes listed in Annex I, classifications from Annex III: hazardous characteristic,

H number, and UN class.

18.Method of disposal as per Annex IV

19.Declaration by the generator and exporter that the information is correct

20.Information transmitted (including technical description of the plant) to the exporter or generator from the disposer of the waste upon which the latter has based his assessment that there was no reason to believe that the wastes will not be managed in an environmentally sound manner in accordance with the laws and regulations of the country of import.

21.Information concerning the contract between the exporter and disposer.

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