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Piracy off Somalia: The ‘Emperors and the Thieves of the Oceans’ in the 21st Century

Efthymios Papastavridis

in Protecting Human Security in Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199578986
eISBN:
9780191595202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578986.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter analyses the problem of piracy in Africa. It first considers the possible legal justifications for the current counter-piracy operations and then scrutinizes the relevant measures taken ... More


Grotius and the Law of the Sea

W. E. Butler

in Hugo Grotius and International Relations

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198277712
eISBN:
9780191598890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198277717.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the early seventeenth century, there were numerous conflicting claims to dominion over the seas and oceans. The heart of Grotius's position, espoused in his works Mare Liberum and De Jure Belli ac ... More


Hugo Grotius and International Relations

Hedley Bull, Benedict Kingsbury, and Adam Roberts (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198277712
eISBN:
9780191598890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198277717.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Hugo Grotius (1583–1645), ‘the miracle of Holland’, was famous as a child prodigy, theologian, historian, poet, jurist, Dutch political figure, escaped political prisoner, and finally as Sweden's ... More


5. Naval Force in the Exclusive Economic Zone

James Kraska

in Maritime Power and the Law of the Sea: Expeditionary Operations in World Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199773381
eISBN:
9780199895298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773381.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses naval forces in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). There are no corresponding limitations on military activities in the EEZ or high seas. Consequently, coastal states that seek ... More


International Law of Maritime Security: A Synopsis and Proposal for Change

Natalie Klein

in Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199566532
eISBN:
9780191725197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566532.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The first part of this chapter brings together the range of laws applicable to different maritime security threats. In doing so, it is possible to highlight the varying sources of international law ... More


The Territorial Sea, International Straits, and Archipelagos

O.P. Sharma

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060000
eISBN:
9780199081981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060000.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes the legal status of territorial sea, international straits, and archipelagic waters around a coastal State. The author describes how territorial waters around a coastal State ... More


Interest as Non-Law

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in The Interpretation of Acts and Rules in Public International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546220
eISBN:
9780191720000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546220.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines doctrinal and practical aspects of relationship between law and interest. There are two principal dimensions: how interest may prompt new legal regulation, and how interest can ... More


Towards Long-term Sustainable Use: Some Recent Developments in the Legal Regime of Fisheries

William Edeson

in International Law and Sustainable Development: Past Achievements and Future Challenges

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298076
eISBN:
9780191685378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298076.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Since the evolution of the 1982 UN Law of the Sea Convention there have been several important developments which have supplemented that Convention. The instruments in question are: the FAO Agreement ... More


The Contiguous Zone

O.P. Sharma

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060000
eISBN:
9780199081981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060000.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents a discussion on the contiguous zone i.e. the waters contiguous to and beyond the territorial sea in which States have limited powers for the enforcement of customs, fiscal, ... More


Epilogue Future Directions

O.P. Sharma

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060000
eISBN:
9780199081981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060000.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents future directions on the international law of the sea. The author believes that problems faced by each nation are global in nature, and transcend political boundaries. Sea borne ... More


Protection by the System and Its Regimes

Irini Papanicolopulu

in International Law and the Protection of People at Sea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198789390
eISBN:
9780191831249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789390.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter advocates that rules relevant to the protection of people at sea may be found in any field of international law and that it is only through the integration of different rules that better ... More


Interpretation of Customary Rules

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in The Interpretation of Acts and Rules in Public International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546220
eISBN:
9780191720000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546220.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter covers the interpretation of customary rules arguably for the first time in English. The nature of customary rules, in terms of whether they are substantive or reference rules, will ... More


Inland or Internal Waters

O.P. Sharma

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060000
eISBN:
9780199081981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060000.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on ‘inland’ or ‘internal waters’ which are terms used to denote waters on the landward side of the baseline of the territorial sea around a State over which the State exercises ... More


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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060000
eISBN:
9780199081981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060000.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

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 ... More


The Development of the Law of the Sea by the International Court of Justice

Vaughan Lowe QC and Antonios Tzanakopoulos

in The Development of International Law by the International Court of Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199653218
eISBN:
9780191747922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653218.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter assesses the ICJ's contribution to the development of the law of the sea. It surveys the development of the law of the sea and the other actors involved in that development. It considers ... More


The Economic Management of Capture Fisheries at the National/Regional Level

Trond Bjørndal and Gordon R. Munro

in The Economics and Management of World Fisheries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199576753
eISBN:
9780191745973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576753.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

In this chapter, the international ramifications of capture fisheries management are examined, with the major focus being on the management internationally shared fish stocks, particularly those fish ... More


Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea

Natalie Klein

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199566532
eISBN:
9780191725197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566532.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book examines the rights and duties of states across a broad spectrum of maritime security threats. It provides comprehensive coverage of the different dimensions of maritime security in order ... More


From Set of Rules to Legal Regime

Irini Papanicolopulu

in International Law and the Protection of People at Sea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198789390
eISBN:
9780191831249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789390.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Following on from the discussion of the content of international law for the protection of people at sea, the chapter concludes that all these rules can better be construed as a coherent set of norms ... More


A Systematic Analysis of Examples of Modification by Subsequent Practice

Irina Buga

in Modification of Treaties by Subsequent Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198787822
eISBN:
9780191829888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787822.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter illustrates the treaty modifying potential of subsequent practice and customary law by means of a ‘repertoire’ of examples of practice spanning a wide range of legal fields, with a focus ... More


The Scope of State Duties

Irini Papanicolopulu

in International Law and the Protection of People at Sea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198789390
eISBN:
9780191831249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789390.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The chapter develops a conceptual framework within which to locate the principles determining the scope of State duties towards people at sea. Since scope is linked with the notion of jurisdiction, ... More


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