8 The Exclusive Economic Zone »
Gemma AndreoneFrom: The Oxford Handbook of the Law of the Sea
Edited By: Donald R. Rothwell, Alex G. Oude Elferink, Karen N. Scott, Tim Stephens
The role of the Economic Exclusive Zone (EEZ) in the international law of the sea remains a controversial issue two decades after the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) came into force. This chapter examines the evolution of the concept and its juridical nature, and the legal regime applicable to the EEZ. It considers the future development of the EEZ legal regime, exploring the principal controversial features that may influence its course.
8 Sui Generis Zones »
Gemma Andreone, Giuseppe CataldiFrom: The IMLI Manual on International Maritime Law: Volume I: The Law of the Sea
Edited By: David Joseph Attard, Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Norman A Martínez Gutiérrez
The definition of sui generis zone by international doctrine is intended to include all maritime zones that have been created by Coastal States to date and that, although not specifically envisaged by the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), are nevertheless associated with the zones classified by this Convention. Sui generis zones encompass exclusive fishing zones (EFZs) (also called fisheries protection zones (FPZs) with the aim of emphasizing the conservation purpose of the proclamation), ecological protection zones (EPZs) and mixed...