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Decision ID: 000161
In March 1991 the 1971 Fund Executive Committee agreed with the Director that the primary purpose of the (unsuccessful) operations to remove the ship and cargo had been to prevent pollution and decided therefore that these operations fell, in principle, within the definition of ‘preventive measures’.
Date: 01.03.1991 Categories: Preventive measures, Application of the Conventions Subjects: Salvage operations involving preventive measures, Interpretation of 'preventive measures' in Article I.7 of the 1969 and 1992 Civil Liability Conventions