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Paragraphs in "Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region" coded as DEFN

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Art.2 Article 2
Art.2.1x For the purposes of this Convention and its Protocols unless otherwise defined in any such Protocol:
Art.2.1x.a (a) the "Convention Area" shall comprise:
Art.2.1x.a.i (i) the 200 nautical mile zones established in accordance with international law off:
Art.2.1x.a.i.1x American Samoa Australia (East coast and Islands to eastward including Macquarie Island) Cook Islands Federated States of Micronesia French Polynesia Guam Kiribati Marshall Islands Nauru New Caledonia and Dependencies New Zealand Niue Northern Mariana Islands Palau Papua New Guinea Pitcairn Islands Solomon Islands Tokelau Tonga Tuvalu Vanuatu Wallis and Futuna Western Samoa
Art.2.1x.a.ii (ii) those areas of high seas which are enclosed from all sides by the 200 nautical mile zones referred to in sub-paragraph (i);
Art.2.1x.a.iii (iii) areas of the Pacific Ocean which have been included in the Convention Area pursuant to Article 3;
Art.2.1x.b (b) "dumping" means:
Art.2.1x.b.ix - any deliberate disposal at sea of wastes or other matter from vessels, aircraft, platforms or other man- made structures;
Art.2.1x.b.iix - any deliberate disposal at sea of vessels, aircraft, platforms or other man-made structures at sea;
Art.2.1x.b.iiix dumping does not include:
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Art.2.1x.b.iiix.2x - placement of matter for a purpose other than the mere disposal thereof, provided that such placement is not contrary to the aims of this Convention;
Art.2.1x.c (c) "wastes or other matter" means material and substances of any kind, form or description;
Art.2.1x.d (d) the following wastes or other matter shall be considered to be non-radioactive: sewage sludge, dredge spoil, fly ash, agricultural wastes, construction materials, vessels, artificial reef building materials and other such materials provided that they have not been contaminated with radio nuclides of anthropogenic origin (except dispersed global fallout from nuclear weapons testing), nor are potential sources of naturally occurring radio nuclides for commercial purposes, nor have been enriched in natural or artificial radio nuclides;
Art.2.1x.d.ix If there is a question as to whether the material to be dumped should be considered non-radioactive, for the purposes of this Convention, such material shall not be dumped unless the appropriate national authority of the proposed dumper confirms that such dumping would not exceed the individual and collective dose limits of the International Atomic Energy Agency general principles for the exemption of radiation sources and practices from regulatory control. The national authority shall also take into account the relevant recommendations, standards and guidelines developed by the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Art.2.1x.e (e) "vessels" and "aircraft" means waterborne or airborne craft of any type whatsoever. This expression includes air cushioned craft and floating craft, whether self- propelled or not;
Art.2.1x.f (f) "pollution'' means the introduction by man, directly or indirectly, of substances or energy into the marine environment (including estuaries) which results or is likely to result in such deleterious effects as harm to living resources and marine life, hazards to human health, hindrance to marine activities including fishing and other legitimate uses of the sea, impairment of quality for use of sea water and reduction of amenities;
Art.2.1x.f.ix In applying this definition to the Convention obligations, the Parties shall use their best endeavours to comply with the appropriate standards and recommendations established by competent international organizations, including the International Atomic Energy Agency;
Art.2.1x.g (g) "Organisation" means the South Pacific Commission;
Art.2.1x.h (h) "Director" means the Director of the South Pacific Bureau for Economic Co-operation.