Table of contents

PART 1
Introduction, general measures and other components

Introduction
Consecutive List of Recommendations
Foreword to the Eighth Edition
The Antarctic Treaty System: introduction
Text of the Antarctic Treaty
Commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the entry into force of the Antarctic Treaty
Contracting Parties

General measures
Section
1.1OPERATION OF THE ANTARCTIC TREATY SYSTEM: MEETINGS
1.1.1Consultative Meetings
1.1.1.1Administrative and organisational aspects
1.1.1.2Frequency, cost sharing
1.1.1.3Participation: non-Consultative Parties, other components of the system, international organizations
1.1.2Meetings of Experts
1.1.3Special Consultative Meetings


1.2OPERATION OF THE ANTARCTIC TREATY SYSTEM : INFORMATION
1.2.1General overview of operation of the system
1.2.2International organizations
1.2.3Documents of Consultative Meetings


1.3INSPECTIONS UNDER ARTICLE VII OF THE TREATY


1.4EXCHANGES OF INFORMATION: IMPLEMENTATION OF ARTICLES
III(1) ANDVII(5) OF THE TREATY
1.4.1Annual exchanges of information
1.4.2Measures partly consolidated in Section 1.4.1
1.4.3Measures providing for occasional exchanges of information>


1.5FACILITATION OF INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COOPERATION
1.5.1General measures
1.5.2Meteorology and telecommunications
1.5.3Logistics
1.5.4Transport
1.5.5Air safety
1.5.6Assistance in emergency
1.5.7Scientific data on Antarctica
1.5.8Scientific personnel and materials


1.6QUESTIONS RELATING TO THE EXERCISE OF JURISDICTION IN
ANTARCTICA


1.7POSTAL SERVICES


1.8ACTIVITIES OF STATES THAT ARE NOT CONSULTATIVE PARTIES


Conventions, SCAR and COMNAP
1.9CONSERVATION OF ANTARCTIC SEALS
1.9.1Antarctic Treaty Recommendations
1.9.2Final Act of the Conference on the Conservation of Antarctic Seals, London 1972
1.9.3Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Seals
1.9.4Report of the 1988 Meeting to review the operation of the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Seals
1.9.5Contracting Parties


1.10CONSERVATION OF ANTARCTIC MARINE LIVING RESOURCES
1.10.1Antarctic Treaty Recommendations
1.10.2Report of the Second Special Consultative Meeting
1.10.3Final Act of the Conference on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, Canberra 1980
1.10.4Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
1.10.5Contracting Parties
1.10.6Report of the first special meeting of the Commission


1.11REGULATION OF ANTARCTIC MINERAL RESOURCE ACTIVITIES
1.11.1Antarctic Treaty Recommendations
1.11.2Final Report of the Fourth Special Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting
1.11.3Final Act of Fourth Special Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting on Antarctic Mineral Resources
1.11.4Convention on the Regulation of Antarctic Mineral Resource Activities
1.11.5Liability concerning Antarctic mineral resource activities
1.11.6Report of the Group of Experts on Mineral Exploration and Exploitation, London 1977
1.11.7Report of the Group of Ecological, Technological and other related Experts on Mineral Exploration and Exploitation in Antarctica, Washington 1979


1.12SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE ON ANTARCTIC RESEARCH
1.12.1Constitution
1.12.2National membership of SCAR with dates of accession


1.13COUNCIL OF MANAGERS OF NATIONAL ANTARCTIC PROGRAMS
1.13.1Terms of reference of the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programmes and Standing Committee on Antarctic Logistics and Operations


ANNEXES
AReports on Antarctic Telecommunications meetings: Washington 1963, Buenos Aires 1969 and Washington 1979
BAntarctic Treaty System: meeting places and dates
CRules of procedure of Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meetings
DStatus of Antarctic Treaty Recommendations
ENational Contact Points

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