Bonn Agreement Pollution

(1) The Cooperation Agreement on combating pollution of the North Sea by oil and other pollutants (`the Bonn Agreement`) 4 was concluded by the European Economic Community by Council Decision 84/358/EEC 5 and entered into force on 1 September 1989. The Bonn Agreement was amended in 1989. These amendments were approved by Council Decision 93/540/EEC 6 and entered into force on 1 April 1994. (a) any victim who is the source or cause of pollution of the marine environment; Article 9 of this Agreement shall in no way be interpreted as affecting the right of the Parties to recover from third parties the costs of measures to combat pollution or the risk of pollution, in accordance with other applicable provisions and rules of national and international law.