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Paragraphs in "Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft" coded as DESCR

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Pre.1 The Contracting Parties
Pre.2 Recognizing that the marine environment and the living resources which it supports are of vital importance to all nations;
Pre.3 Mindful that the ecological equilibrium and the legitimate uses of the sea are increasingly threatened by pollution;
Pre.4 Recognizing that concerted action by Governments at national, regional and global levels is essential to prevent and combat marine pollution;
Pre.5 Noting that this Pollution has many sources, including dumping from ships and aircraft and discharges through rivers, estuaries, outfalls and pipelines within national jurisdiction, that it is important that states use the best practicable means to prevent such pollution, and that products and processes which will minimize the amount of harmful waste requiring disposal should be developed;
Pre.6 Being convinced that international action to control the pollution of the sea by the dumping of harmful substances from ships and aircraft can and should be taken without delay, but that this action should not preclude discussion of measures to control other sources of marine pollution as soon as possible;
Pre.7 Considering that the states bordering the North-East Atlantic have a peculiar responsibility to protect that waters of this region;
Pre.8 Have agreed as follows: