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Measure 16 (2014) - ATCM XXXVII - CEP XVII, Brasilia

 
SubjectAntarctic Specially Protected Area No 114 (Northern Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands): Revoked Management Plan
Status
Effective 05/08/2014 (Fast Approval) + View Approval Details
Category Area protection and management
Topics - ASPA/ASMA De-designation
- Coronation Island (ASPA 114)
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Antarctic Specially Protected Area No 114 (Northern Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands): Revoked Management Plan
The Representatives,

Recalling Articles 3, 5 and 6 of Annex V to the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty, providing for the designation of Antarctic Specially Protected Areas (“ASPA”) and approval of Management Plans for those Areas;

Recalling

· Recommendation XIII-10 (1985), which designated Northern Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands as Specially Protected Area (“SPA”) No 18 and annexed a map for the Area;
· Recommendation XVI-6 (1991), which annexed a Management Plan for SPA 18;
· Decision 1 (2002), which renamed and renumbered SPA 18 as ASPA 114;
· Measure 2 (2003), which adopted a Management Plan for ASPA 114;

Recalling that Recommendation XIII-10 (1985) was designated as no longer effective by Decision 1 (2011);
Recalling that Recommendation XVI-6 (1991) has not become effective yet;

Noting that the Committee for Environmental Protection has reviewed the appropriateness of additional protection afforded by ASPA status for Northern Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands;
Desiring to update the status of ASPA 114;

Recommend to their Governments the following Measure for approval in accordance with paragraph 1 of Article 6 of Annex V to the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty:

That:

1. the Management Plan for Antarctic Specially Protected Area No 114 annexed to Measure 2 (2003) be revoked; and
2. Antarctic Specially Protected Area No 114 shall not be used as a future designation.

Relevant Final Report paragraph134
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