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The International Law of the Sea: India and the UN Convention of 1982

O.P. Sharma

Abstract

This book discusses the developments that have taken place in the laws of the sea in the last sixty years. The earlier European Law of the Sea was the special concern of a few seafaring nations and the dominant interests of the big maritime powers largely determined its shape and content. The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (1982) now governs almost diverse uses of oceans during wartime as well as peace time, including international and domestic maritime trade. The author discusses how the Conventions’ regime on navigation through the territorial sea, international straits, exc ... More

Keywords: European law of the sea, UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, ocean governance, marine pollution, Law of the Sea Tribunal, marine scientific research, paradigm of cooperation, international sea bed, sea trade, sea security, maritime powers, seafaring nations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780198060000
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060000.001.0001

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O.P. Sharma, contributor

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