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Paragraphs in "Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment" coded as DEFN

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Art.1.0x For the purposes of this Convention and its Protocols, the following terms and expressions have the meanings indicated below, except when otherwise inferred from the text:
Art.1.1 1. "Conservation" of the marine environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden: Rational use by man of living and non-living marine and coastal resources in a manner ensuring optimum benefit for the present generation while maintaining the potential of that environment to satisfy the needs and aspirations of future generations. Such a definition of the term "conservation" should be construed as including conservation protection, maintenance, sustainable and renewable utilization, and enhancement of the environment.
Art.1.2 2. "Sea Area": Sea Area as defined in article II of this Convention.
Art.1.3 3. "Marine pollution": Introduction by man, directly or indirectly, of substances or energy into the marine environment which results or is likely to result in such deleterious effects as harm to living resources, hazards to human health hindrance to marine activities including fishing, impairment of quality for use of sea water and reduction of amenities.
Art.1.4 4. "Ships and aircraft": Any waterborne or airborne or amphibious craft of any type whatsoever, including hydrofoil boats, air cushion vehicles submersibles, floating craft whether self-propelled or not, and fixed or floating platforms and any other structure.
Art.1.5 5. "Oil": Petroleum in any form including crude oil, fuel oil, sludge, refined oil, gases and other oil products, whose introduction might impair the marine environment.
Art.1.6 6. "Harmful substance": Any substance whose introduction or presence in the marine environment causes a danger threatening or impairing that environment.
Art.1.7 7. "National Authority": The authority designated by each Contracting Party as responsible for the coordination of national efforts for implementing this Convention and its protocols.
Art.1.8 8. "ALECSO": The Arab League Educational Cultural and Scientific Organization.
Art.1.9 9. "Organization": The Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Environment established in accordance with article XVI of this Convention.
Art.1.10 10. "Council": The Council established in accordance with article XVI of this Convention.
Art.1.11 11. "General Secretariat": The organ of the Organization established in accordance with article XVI of this Convention.
Art.1.12 12. "Action Plan": The Action Plan for the Conservation of the Marine Environment and Coastal Areas of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.