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Original name: Merenkulun ympäristönsuojelulaki.
Name: Maritime Environmental Protection Act (1672/2009).
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Seafarers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2009-12-29
Entry into force:
ISN: FIN-2009-L-87910
Bibliography: Act online in Finnish and Swedish Act online in Finnish and Swedish FINLEX, Ministry of Justice, Finland PDF in Finnish PDF in Finnish (consulted on 2011-09-27)
Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Ministry of Transport and Communications, FINLEX, www.finlex.fi, Finland, 43 pp. PDF in English PDF in English (consulted on 2013-10-31)
Abstract/Citation: Contains 13 chapters providing for rules respecting the prevention of environmental pollution caused by the normal operation of ships. Contains prohibitions respecting the discharge of harmful substances into the air and water, and limitations on the emissions of such substances. In addition, the Act regulates disposal of waste from normal operation of ships in ports.

Repeals Act No. 300/1979.
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