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Decision IV/5: Non-compliance procedure

The Fourth Meeting of the Parties decided in Dec. IV/5:

  1. to note with appreciation the work of the Ad Hoc Working Group of Legal Experts on Non-Compliance with the Montreal Protocol;
  2. to adopt the non-compliance procedure, as set out in Annex IV to the report of the Fourth Meeting of the Parties;
  3. to adopt the indicative list of measures that might be taken in respect of non-compliance, as set out in Annex V to the report of the Fourth Meeting of the Parties ;
  4. to accept the recommendation that there is no need to expedite the amendment procedure under Article 9 of the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer;
  5. to adopt the view that the responsibility for legal interpretation of the Protocol rests ultimately with the Parties themselves.