The Offshore Pollution Liability Association Ltd


The Rules

The OPOL Rules are available below.
Guidance about the Forms to use is provided in the Forms section of this web site.

Please download/print the complete OPOL Rules in PDF format by clicking on the relevant icon:

The OPOL Rules effective from 21 June 2017


The following is an outline of what will be found in the full PDF document for the OPOL Rules

All the Forms that are available individually in the Forms section, are also included at the end of this PDF.

RULES OF THE OFFSHORE POLLUTION LIABILITY ASSOCIATION LIMITED

Part I

Definitions
Parties to OPOL

Part II

 

2.1

Application to become a Party

 

2.2

Evidence of Financial Responsibility

 

2.3

Consideration of an Application to become a Party

 

2.4

Appeal against the Association’s Decision

 

2.5

Maintenance of Evidence of Financial Responsibility

Part III

Notification by the Association

 

3.1

Notification by the Association to States

Part IV

Notification of Incident and Claims Procedure

 

4.1

Notification of Incident by Members

 

4.2

Filing of Claims

 

4.3

Claims under Clause III.2 of OPOL

Part V

Arbitration

 

5.1

Arbitration

Part VI

Law

 

6.1

Law

Part VII

Third Parties

 

7.1

Third Parties

Appendix to Rules - Offshore Facilities to which OPOL is applicable.

All Forms