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Adjustments agreed in 1995 in Vienna at the Seventh Meeting of the Parties

[Source: Annex I of the report of the Seventh Meeting of the Parties.
These adjustments entered into force on 5 August 1996.]

The Seventh Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer decides, on the basis of the assessments made pursuant to Article 6 of the Protocol, to adopt adjustments and reductions of production and consumption of the controlled substances in Annex A to the Protocol as follows:

Article 5: Special situation of developing countries

The following paragraph 8 bis shall be inserted after paragraph 8 of Article 5 of the Protocol:

8 bis. Based on the conclusions of the review referred to in paragraph 8 above:

(a) With respect to the controlled substances in Annex A, a Party operating under paragraph 1 of this Article shall, in order to meet its basic domestic needs, be entitled to delay for ten years its compliance with the control measures adopted by the Second Meeting of the Parties in London, 29 June 1990, and reference by the Protocol to Articles 2A and 2B shall be read accordingly;