United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 1982

A Commentary

Author: Myron H. Nordquist

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9780792324713

Category: Law

Page: 1

View: 9625

DOWNLOAD NOW »

These commentaries are based almost entirely on the formal and informal documentation of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS III, 1973-1982), coupled, where necessary, with the personal knowledge of editors, contributors, or reviewers, many of whom were principal negotiators or UN personnel who participated in the Conference.

Cases and Materials on the Law of the Sea, Second Edition

Author: Louis B. Sohn †,John Noyes,Erik Franckx,Kristen Juras

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9004203567

Category: Law

Page: 1068

View: 3183

DOWNLOAD NOW »

This second edition of Cases and Materials on the Law of the Sea compiles cases, treaties, U.N. documents, commentaries, and other teaching materials that systematically present law of the sea topics.

The International Law of the Sea

Author: Donald R. Rothwell,Tim Stephens

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1782256857

Category: Law

Page: 528

View: 397

DOWNLOAD NOW »

The law of the sea provides for the regulation, management and governance of the ocean spaces that cover over two-thirds of the Earth's surface. This book provides a contemporary explanation of the foundational principles of the law of the sea, a critical overview of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and an analysis of subsequent developments including the many bilateral, regional and global agreements that supplement the Convention. The second edition of this acclaimed text takes as its focus the rules and institutions established by the Convention on the Law of the Sea and places the achievements of the Convention in both historical and contemporary context. All of the main areas of the law of the sea are addressed including the foundations and sources of the law, the nature and extent of the maritime zones, the delimitation of overlapping maritime boundaries, the place of archipelagic and other special states in the law of the sea, navigational rights and freedoms, military activities at sea, and marine resource and conservation issues such as fisheries, marine environmental protection and dispute settlement. As the Convention is now well over a quarter of a century old, the book takes stock of contemporary oceans issues that are not adequately addressed by the Convention. Overarching challenges facing the law of the sea are considered, including how new maritime security initiatives can be reconciled with traditional navigational rights and freedoms, and the need for stronger legal and policy responses to protect the global ocean environment from climate change and ocean acidification.

A handbook on the new law of the sea. 1 (1991)

Author: René Jean Dupuy,Daniel Vignes

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9780792309246

Category: Law

Page: 1

View: 8213

DOWNLOAD NOW »

The fact that the Montego Bay Convention has been only ratified by 37 States at present and that it will be some time before the 60 ratifications required by Article 308 are achieved has not prevented states from acting in accordance with the rules drawn up by the Conference. Close on one hundred states have established either exclusive economic zones broadly modelled on Part V or 200-nautical-mile fishery zones and drawn on the principles laid down for exploiting living resources. Although these laws have been formulated unilaterally by states, international custom, since the judgement by the International Court of Justice in the Fisheries Case of 18 December 1951, is derived from concordant national rules. This shift began even before the Conference ended, and has been consolidated since then. Moreover, the regime governing the sea-bed beyond the limits of national jurisdiction defined by Part XI, which was the stumbling block of the Conference, is subject to transitional arrangements on the basis of two resolutions adopted in the Conference's Final Act, one providing for the establishment of a Preparatory Commission and the other on the preliminary activities of pioneer investors. This two-volume work, an earlier edition of which appeared in French, has been written by a team of experts of international renown. It presents an analysis of the Convention with an additional Chapter on the legal regime governing underwater archaeological and historical objects.

Bibliography on Land-locked States, Economic Development and International Law

Author: Martin Ira Glassner

Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

ISBN: 9780765606754

Category: Law

Page: 300

View: 8719

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Now fully revised and expanded, this is the only available bibliography on the subject of "land-lockedness" and its effects on economic development. Reflecting its expanded title, this new edition includes not only updated information on the plight of land-locked countries, but also their current levels of economic development and their role in international law, such as the International Law of the Sea, Kyoto Protocol on Greenhouse Gas Emissions, and international pipeline agreements. The volume lists thousands of primary and secondary source materials for research, including books, monographs, journals, governmental reports, NGO publications, and unpublished materials. The book is truly international in scope, with listings in 29 languages.

Bibliography on Land-locked States

Author: Martin Ira Glassner

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789024732616

Category: Law

Page: 210

View: 1757

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Text no.1. The problems of access to the sea & to the resources of the sea by land-locked states, particularly those in Africa, Asia & South America, have become more serious in recent years, & the need for a comprehensive accurate & up-to-date bibliography on the subject has never been greater. This is the only one existent. Besides being expanded & updated, this third edition has the following new features: a new section of resolutions of Intergovernmental organizations other than the United States, a list of abbreviations that appear in the entries, a third index, a more detailed subject index, entries in Chinese & Nepali (making a total of 19 languages), & a variety of more readable typefaces. It should be valuable to students & scholars in geography, international relations, transportation, economic development, international law, diplomatic history, etc., & to diplomats, officials of governments & intergovernmental organizations, consultants & other practitioners. Text no.2 This third revised & expanded edition of a bibliography first published in 1979 lists materials in nineteen languages. New features of the third revised & enlarged edition are: a new section of resolutions of inter-governmental organizations other than the United Nations, a list of abbreviations that appear in the entries, & a third index. The new author index now includes editors of collections & corporate authors, such as consulting firms. This bibliography is of great value to anyone interested in public international law, political geography, economic development, transportation, international relations, the Law of the Sea, diplomacy & related fields.

Excessive Maritime Claims

Third Edition

Author: J. Ashley Roach,Robert W. Smith

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 900421772X

Category: Law

Page: 1000

View: 6114

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Now in a third, revised edition, Excessive Maritime Claims by J. Ashley Roach and Robert W. Smith is designed for law of the sea and maritime law specialists. Coverage includes current affairs in maritime law such as submarine cables, polar areas, environmental protection, sovereign immunity and sunken ships, and maritime law enforcement, maritime security, proliferation of weapons of mass destruction by sea, piracy, and protection of underwater cultural heritage.

The IMLI Manual on International Maritime Law

Volume I: The Law of the Sea

Author: David Attard,Malgosia Fitzmaurice,Norman A. Martinez Gutierrez

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191509949

Category: Law

Page: 640

View: 1417

DOWNLOAD NOW »

This three-volume Manual on International Maritime Law presents a systematic analysis of the history and contemporary development of international maritime law by leading contributors from across the world. Prepared in cooperation with the International Maritime Law Institute, the International Maritime Organization's research and training institute, this a uniquely comprehensive study of this fundamental area of international law. Volume I: The Law of the Sea addresses the major issues which arise in the law of the sea. It provides a detailed understanding of the historical development of the law of the sea; the role of the International Maritime Organization; the law surrounding maritime zones; the legal regime of islands; the international sea-bed area; the legal regime governing marine scientific research; the rights and obligations of land-locked and geographically disadvantaged states; the legal regime of Arctic and Antarctic; and the settlements of disputes. This volume also considers the ways in which human rights and the law of the sea interact. The forthcoming Volume II will address shipping law; Volume III will provide analysis of marine environmental law and maritime security law. The full three-volume Manual will set out the entirety of international maritime law, re-stating and re-examining its fundamental principles, how it is enacted, and the issues that are shaping its future. It will be a superlative resource for those working with or studying this area of law.

International Environmental Law and Policy for the 21st Century

2nd Revised Edition

Author: Ved Nanda,George (Rock) Pring

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9004250239

Category: Law

Page: 684

View: 5086

DOWNLOAD NOW »

International Environmental Law & Policy for the 21st Century, 2nd Revised Edition, provides a fresh, comprehensive, and in-depth analysis of the immense and challenging field of IEL, perfect for the needs of students, scholars, professionals, NGOs, and lay readers alike.

Implementing the Environmental Protection Regime for the Antarctic

Author: D. Vidas

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780792366096

Category: Law

Page: 446

View: 2853

DOWNLOAD NOW »

When the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty entered into force on 14 January 1998, a new phase commenced for the Antarctic Treaty System. The parties to the Protocol are today confronting issues related to the implementation of a complex international environmental protection regime, both in international and domestic contexts. Several crucial implementation questions need to be solved in order to enhance and make possible the implementation of the Protocol. What would be the consequences for the parties of a possible failure in resolving the pending implementation issues, on what premises can the solutions be based, and what, then, are the options available? This book provides a systematic overview of the implementation issues in sections on jurisdiction, control and enforcement in the Antarctic (Part I), institutional support to the implementation of the Protocol (Part II), normative support to the implementation of the Protocol: an Antarctic liability regime (Part III), relationship with other international instruments and arrangements (Part IV), and, through a series of selected case-studies, issues involved in domestic implementation of the Protocol (Part V). This is a book that will appeal to Antarctic specialists and to all those interested in environmental law and policy.

Order for the Oceans at the Turn of the Century

Author: Davor Vidas,Willy Østreng,Fridtjof Nansen-stiftelsen på Polhøgda

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9789041111722

Category: Law

Page: 577

View: 8562

DOWNLOAD NOW »

This book is a state-of-the-art report on ocean law and politics today, written by 40 contributors from six continents. At this important early stage of implementation of the Law of the Sea Convention, this book assesses where we have been going in the past decade and charts the way ahead. Implementation of the Convention - from the perspective of interaction of politics and law - is the unifying theme of the book. Under this, three basic aspects have emerged as crucial during the 1990s: (1) evolution of new regimes; (2) institutionalisation; and (3) new patterns of participation. These are explored systematically in sections on: the Convention, its implementing agreements and related international institutions (Parts I and II); interaction of law of the sea with other regimes, including those for polar regions (Parts III and IV); the various levels (international, national and transnational) and actors involved in the implementation of the Convention (Part V); and a number of salient issues in implementation today (Part VI).

The Quest for Sustainable International Fisheries

Regional Efforts to Implement the 1995 United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement : an Overview for the May 2006 Review Conference

Author: Evelyne Meltzer,Susanna Fuller

Publisher: NRC Research Press

ISBN: 0660197243

Category: Fishery management, International

Page: 448

View: 2752

DOWNLOAD NOW »

"A publication of the National Research Council of Canada Monograph Publishing Program."

Conflicts in International Environmental Law

Author: Rüdiger Wolfrum,R. WOLFRUM,Nele Matz

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540405207

Category: Law

Page: 213

View: 4139

DOWNLOAD NOW »

This volume is an important contribution to both theoretical and practical approaches to solving contradictions and conflicts between the approaches, principles, objectives and regulations of international environmental agreements. The issue of the coordination and streamlining of environmental agreements is of growing importance regarding the increasing number of international regulations on the one hand and the urgency for effective instruments in the light of continuing environmental degradation on the other. This study will become an essential reference for scholars as well as practitioners working in the field of international environmental law.

Unresolved Issues And New Challenges to the Law of the Sea

Time Before And Time After

Author: Anastasia Stratē,Maria Gavouneli,Nikolaos St Skourtos

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9004151915

Category: Law

Page: 351

View: 4528

DOWNLOAD NOW »

This work analyzes the management of shared fish stocks; protection of the underwater cultural heritage; the possibilities of establishing marine protected areas and other means for safeguarding vulnerable marine ecosystems; the use of the high seas for intelligence as well as recent developments on interdiction of vessels on the high seas. Special emphasis is paid to the role of international courts and tribunals in the progressive development of the law of the sea as well as the ability of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea to accommodate new uses and challenges, such as new concerns, new technological possibilities, in particular, new contexts and functions of established rules. The 1982 Convention seems capable of coping with most of them, although it remains useful to explore its possibilities and limits. This work, covering many aspects, will be useful to anyone interested in the law of the sea.

The Heritage Guide to the Constitution

Fully Revised Second Edition

Author: David F. Forte,Matthew Spalding

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1621573524

Category: Political Science

Page: 500

View: 5404

DOWNLOAD NOW »

A landmark work of more than one hundred scholars, The Heritage Guide to the Constitution is a unique line-by-line analysis explaining every clause of America's founding charter and its contemporary meaning. In this fully revised second edition, leading scholars in law, history, and public policy offer more than two hundred updated and incisive essays on every clause of the Constitution. From the stirring words of the Preamble to the Twenty-seventh Amendment, you will gain new insights into the ideas that made America, important debates that continue from our Founding, and the Constitution's true meaning for our nation