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Paragraphs in "Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution" coded as DEFN

Label Provision
Art.2 Article II
Art.2.0x For the purposes of this Convention:
Art.2.1 1. "Pollution of the marine environment" 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, hazard 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.2.2.a 2. a) "Vessel" means seaborne craft of any type. This expression includes hydrofoil boats, aircushion vehicles, submersibles, floating craft whether self-propelled or not and platforms and other man-made structures at sea.
Art.2.2.b b) "Aircraft" means airborne craft of any type.
Art.2.3.a 3. a) "Dumping" means:
Art.2.3.a.i i) any deliberate disposal of wastes or other matter from vessels or aircraft;
Art.2.3.a.ii ii) any deliberate disposal of vessels or aircraft;
Art.2.3.b b) "Dumping" does not include:
Art.2.3.b.i i) the disposal of wastes or other matter incidental to or derived from the normal operations of vessels or aircraft and their equipment, other than wastes or other matter transported by or to vessels or aircraft operating for purpose of disposal of such matter or derived from the treatment of such wastes or other matter on such vessels or aircraft;
Art.2.3.b.ii ii) 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.2.4 4. "Harmful substance" means any hazardous, noxious or other substance, the introduction of which into the marine environment would result in pollution or adversely affect the biological processes due to its toxicity and/or persistence and/or bioaccumulation characteristics.