AWPPA

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AWPPAArctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act (Canada)
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Canada's unilateral declaration of the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act, made in 1970 without effective international opposition, stands out in the account given here, only to be dwarfed by the brilliant diplomatic achievement of driving the negotiation of Article 234 of the 1982 U.
a) In 1970, Canada, by the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act, adopted special measures for the regulation of navigation and the prevention of pollution from vessels within a one hundred mile zone from the nearest Canadian land in Arctic waters between 60[degrees] latitude North and 141[degrees] longitude West.
The 1970 Act was subsequently replaced by the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act 1985.
Exploration NEB National Energy Board Act, Canadian Activities Environmental Assessment Act, the Canada Oil, and Gas Operations Act, the Canada Oil and Gas Drilling and Production regulations, the Canada Oil and Gas Installation regulations, the Territorial Lands Act, the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act, the Migratory Birds Convention Act, the Species at Risk Act, the Fisheries Ad, and the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.
Other federal laws that likely apply to Nunavut but do not create federal-territorial conflicts include the Arctic Shipping Pollution Prevention Regulations, Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act, and the Ocean Dumping Prevention Act.
Relevant laws include the Arctic Shipping Pollution Prevention Regulations, Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act, as well as relevant parts of the Canada Petroleum Resources Act and the Ocean Dumping Prevention Act; see also R.
Instead of asserting an all-purpose sovereignty claim, it enacted the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act (4) under which jurisdiction out to 100 miles from the coast for pollution prevention purposes was asserted.
The inclusion of Article 234 in the Convention was widely seen and understood by states to be a vindication of Canada's Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act.
In 1970, when Canada adopted the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act, the government modified its acceptance of the compulsory jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice so that no state could challenge the international validity of the legislation without Canada's consent.
As we have seen, those powers, implemented domestically through the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act, would allow Canada to regulate shipping in substantially the same way as it would if the waters were the internal waters of Canada.
Canada's Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act mandates double hulls on ships and outlaws waste dumping.