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Public Comments Invited regarding Amendments to the Enforcement Ordinance of the Law Relating to the Prevention of Marine Pollution and Maritime Disaster

August 8, 2006

The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) is in the process of amending the Enforcement Ordinance of the Law Relating to the Prevention of Marine Pollution and Maritime Disaster. The amendments are to comply with the amendments of Annex II of the Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, which changed the categorization of hazardous liquid substances. The MOE invites public comments regarding the amendments. Comments need to be submitted between August 8, 2006 and September 8, 2006.

All procedures related to this invitation for public comment are to be conducted in Japanese. Comments should be submitted in Japanese.


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