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Part III United Nations Treaties on Outer Space, 9 The 1967 Space Treaty

From: Studies in International Space Law

Bin Cheng

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 04 October 2022

Subject(s):
Outer space — Spacecraft, satellites, and space objects — Treaties, interpretation — Extradition and mutual assistance
The Chairman of the Legal Sub-Committee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, in opening the fifth session of the Legal Sub-Committee on 12 July 1966 pithily observed: [I]n the three years since the adoption of the Declaration of Legal Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space [General Assembly resolution 1962 (XVIII)] little progress had been made towards ensuring that outer space was used for man's advancement and not for his destruction.1 Yet, scarcely five months later on 16 December...
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