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6 International Straits

Donald R Rothwell

From: The Oxford Handbook of the Law of the Sea

Edited By: Donald R. Rothwell, Alex G. Oude Elferink, Karen N. Scott, Tim Stephens

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 17 May 2021

UNCLOS (UN Convention on the Law of the Sea) — Exclusive economic zone — Straits — Territorial sea — International organizations

This chapter begins by discussing the historical development of the regime of straits and considering some of the critical issues associated with Part III of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC). It then turns to a range of operational issues that exist for some straits, followed by a review of future issues facing the legal regime.

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