Montreal Protocol 1987 (substances that deplete the ozone layer)—snapshot
Montreal Protocol 1987 (substances that deplete the ozone layer)—snapshot

The following Environment guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Montreal Protocol 1987 (substances that deplete the ozone layer)—snapshot
  • What is the Montreal Protocol?
  • Chemicals controlled
  • Key articles
  • Key environmental principles
  • Funding mechanisms
  • Reporting
  • Non-compliance procedure
  • Implementation in Europe
  • Implementation in the UK
  • more

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Title Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer 1987.
Protocol to the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer 1985 (1985 Vienna Convention).
Parties Universal ratification. The first United Nations (UN) Treaty to gain such global application.
Revisions Adjustments: 1991, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2000 & 2008
Amendments: London 1990, Copenhagen 1992, Montreal 1997 Beijing 1999
Location Montreal, Canada
Came into force 1 January 1989
Subject Protection of the ozone layer

What is the Montreal Protocol?

The Montreal Protocol is a protocol to the 1985 Vienna Convention, which