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Unilateral extension of the territorial sea

William Richard Nelson

Unilateral extension of the territorial sea

by William Richard Nelson

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maritime law,
  • Territorial waters

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Richard Nelson
    The Physical Object
    Pagination134 leaves :
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14976371M

      Seizures of fishing boats became more frequent in , when Muammar Gaddafi unilaterally decided to extend Libya’s territorial waters from 12 . Iceland and the United Kingdom were involved in a dispute from May to November over Iceland's unilateral extension of its fishery limits from 3 to 4 nmi (6 to 7 km). Unlike in the Cod Wars, the Royal Navy was never sent into Icelandic waters.

    The gazetted expansion of Singapore’s port limits — which overlap Malaysia’s unilateral extension of the Johor Baru port limits on Oct 25 — is “well within” Singapore’s territorial.   Definition of Continental Shelf under the Convention on the Law of the Sea, This Convention has defined the term continental shelf under Para I of Article 76 by stating that the continental shelf of a coastal State comprises the seabed and subsoil of the submarine areas that extend beyond its territorial sea throughout the natural prolongation of its land territory to the outer edge of.

    The gazetted expansion of Singapore’s port limits — which overlaps Malaysia’s unilateral extension of the Johor Baru port limits on Oct 25 — is “well within” Singapore’s territorial.   In Parliament, Dr Balakrishnan referred to a map shown on the screen, which reflects Malaysia's "unilateral extension". (Image: MFA) "The waters .


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Territorial sea, the contiguous zone, the exclusive economic zone and the continental shelf. In sorne rare cases, States may need to delimit other maritime zones, such as the interna. waters.

When a number of countries (China, Iraq, Libya, Iran and Panama) unilaterally extended their territorial seas Unilateral extension of the territorial sea book twelve miles in between the two Law of the Sea Conferences, the Netherlands Government emphasized that it regarded such an extension as incompatible with international law.

Loc. cit., p. by: 1. The contiguous zone is an extension of the coastal State’s powers over the territorial sea because when the coastal State enforces its customs, fiscal, immigration, or sanitary laws or regulations, it does so with regard to infringements of these laws carried out within the coastal State’s territory or territorial sea Author: Kevin Aquilina.

area of the high sea it may bring this area into its territorial belt by unilateral action against the interests of other members of the international community. Such interests should be the occasion of negotiation and legislative action by treaty rather than a justifi-cation of legal anarchy.

It. The domestic law effect on federal statutes of the extension of the territorial sea is to be determined by examining Congress’s intent in enacting each affected statute. The extension of the territorial sea will not affect the Coastal Zone Management Act.

October 4, M em orandum O pinion for th e Leg al A dviser D epa rtm en t o f State. Territorial Disputes: The South China Sea: Treaties and Agreements This Research Guide provides links to primary documents, reports, periodical articles, and books on disputes and state claims in the South China Sea.

The marine environment is almost ideal for the preservation of artefacts and, until relatively recently, it also provided complete protection from destruction by man.

However, the aqualung has made most shallow underwater sites accessible, leading to widespread plundering. Current deep-sea bed technology now threatens deep water sites. There is a need for immediate international action to.

It is this careful balance that is jeopardized by the pending U.S. unilateral declaration of an economic zone: it is one thing to claim rights and quite another to impose duties on other nations.

The breadth of this ‘territorial sea’ 2 was never definitively settled despite codification attempts in, and ; claims varied between three and six nautical miles (nm) and even more. 3 It came to be understood that the territorial sea was founded on a baseline, related to the low-water mark, and enclosing internal waters.

Unilateral extension by Greece of its territorial waters is also against the 15 th and th articles of 3 rd UNCLOS, which Greece has signed. Article 15 brings obligation for states.

Territorial sea Article 23 The Nation shall exercise sovereignty over a belt of sea, described as the territorial sea, adjacent both to the coasts of the Nation's mainland and islands, and to the internal maritime waters.

Article 24 The Nation's sovereignty shall extend to the airspace over the territorial sea as well as to its bed and subsoil. See Inan and Baseren, supra n at “extension of territorial waters in the Aegean Sea for the purpose of restricting or acquiring the continental shelf areas of Turkey is an obvious example of an abuse of right concerning the determination of the extent of territorial waters, which is contrary to law.”Cited by: 4.

CHINA AND THE QUESTION OF TERRITORIAL SEA HUNGDAH CHIU* 1. Introduction In recent years, the People's Republic of China (PRC) has become an ardent supporter and champion of the claim for the nautical mile territorial sea right or maritime right' asserted extension in of its territorial sea to 12 nautical miles was.

Territorial seas have changed over time, having begun with a 3-nautical-mile ( km) "cannon shot" territorial sea, followed by the long-standing extension to a nautical-mile (22 km) on: Grand Banks of Newfoundland and the English.

Preemption in the Fisheries and the United Nations' Law of the Sea Treaty Leslie M. MacRae unilateral extension of control over ocean spaces. When President Truman extended United its primary goal of setting an internationally acceptable maximum width for the territorial sea.

Introduction. International fisheries law, a subfield of the law of the sea, is an emerging area of public international law that seeks to regulate fisheries management in areas within and beyond national jurisdictions. This body of law touches upon some other areas of international law, for example, international environmental law, international marine environmental law, renewable.

Extraterritoriality and Territorial Extension in EU Law† This paper examines the global reach of EU law in the context of current debates about the rise of the EU as a global regulatory power. Challenging recent claims to the contrary, its findings are that the enactment of extraterritorial legislation by the EU is Cited by: Books at Amazon.

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sea turtles are recognized as endangered under international environmental law; the US modified its measure so that its application was not a mere rigid extension of the US territorial jurisdiction to third countries through the requirement of uniform measures to protect sea turtles.

ritorial sea, and a clarification of existing Soviet maritime regulations. The Swedish note protested any unilateral extension of the Baltic territorial sea as contrary to custom and law.

Reference was made to the right of innocent passage through a foreign state's territorial sea, and the usual. previous geographical limits by the extension of the territorial sea of the United States." 8. The Coastal Zone Management Act Amendments struck references to "the United States territorial sea" (16 U.S.C.

§ (1)), and inserted in lieu thereof "the outer limit of State title andFile Size: 2MB. Most countries will now consider a mew wave of unilateral extensions of territorial seas. Many may extend fishing rights miles out to sea.

Some may claim jurisdiction over the seabed resources. Annexation presupposes the effective occupation of the territory in question and the clear intention to appropriate it permanently (corpus et animus).

Either parts of another State or its entire territory can be annexed. Annexation is in contrast to acquisition a) of terra nullius by means of effective occupation accompanied by the intent to.