The Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants and its implementation in Australia

Zada Lipman

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Abstract

This article examines the main obligations imposed by the Stockholm Convention and evaluates its likely efficacy in fulfilling its stated objective of protecting human health and the environment. The application of the precautionary principle in the convention is examined, the nature of POPs and the associated risks are discussed and some of the major obligations imposed by the convention are outlined and evaluated. Finally, the implementation of the convention in Australia is considered.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)98-107
Number of pages10
JournalEnvironmental liability
Volume13
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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