The 1994 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: Basic Documents
M. Nijhoff Publishers, 1995 - Law - 214 pages
The 1994 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea represents an integral package of three legal instruments to provide the legal framework for the uses of ocean space from 16 November 1994 onwards: the 1982 Resolution on Governing Preparatory Investment in Pioneer Activities Relating to Polymetallic Nodules and the 1994 Agreement Relating to the Implementation of Part XI of the 1982 Convention. The 1994 Convention has a chance to become universally accepted in the foreseeable future and will make an important contribution to the maintenance of peace, justice and progress for all mankind.
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A UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF
Innocent Passage in the Territorial Sea
Criminal jurisdiction on board a foreign ship
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