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An annual evaluation of actions by means of governmental and non-governmental agencies relating treatments for worldwide pollutants, including medical and technical studies containing surveys of toxins within the maritime surroundings.
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Information on the settlement of claims in the Tanio incident, which is the largest incident in which the IOPC Fund has so far been involved, has been given in previous Yearbooks. As mentioned in the 1984 Yearbook, the IOPC Fund took legal action against the owner and other parties in the Civil Court of Brest, France, in order to recover the money paid as compensation. The French government and other claimants took similar actions to recover the part of their claims which will remain uncompensated under the Civil Liability Convention and the Fund Convention.
14-15. Reports compiled by George Kasoulides. 16. Compiled from Council of Europe Report 17. Report by HELCOM. 37 5. 1 Safety at Sea Act 1986 This is an Act intending to promote the safety of fishing and other vessels and prescribes the kind of lifesaving equipment that must be on board. The Secretary of State may make regulations to ensure that every seaman employed or engaged on a UKfishingvessel is trained in safety matters. The Act also extends the jurisdiction of the Secretary of State to include the safety and health on foreign ships and vessels while they are within a port in the United Kingdom.
27), which will examine the long-term ecological consequences of low-level contamination of the marine environment. This includes the study of ecological changes due to low persistent concentrations or slow build-ups of contaminants, including contamination by human inputs, organic compounds, nutrients, metals, radionuclides and other waste material entering the sea from coastal discharges as well as low-level pollution arising from atmospheric inputs, accidents and dumping. The Working Group will also examine the evidence and processes involved in the rehabilitation and recovery of damaged ecosystems and habitats.
ACOPS Yearbook 1986–87. Advisory Committee on Pollution of the Sea, London by Advisory Committee on Pollution of the Sea, Advisory Committee on Pollutio