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A Practitioner’s Guide to Maritime Boundary Delimitation by Fietta, Stephen; Cleverly, Robin (24th March 2016)

Abbreviations

From: A Practitioner’s Guide to Maritime Boundary Delimitation

Stephen Fietta, Robin Cleverly

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved. Subscriber: null; date: 25 May 2020

  • ASEAN

    Association of South-East Asian Nations

  • 1958 CCS

    Convention on the Continental Shelf, done at Geneva on 29 April 1958, 499 UNTS 311

  • CLCS

    Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf

  • CMATS Treaty

    Treaty on Certain Maritime Arrangements in Timor Sea

  • CNMC

    Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission

  • 1958 CTS

    Convention on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone, done at Geneva on 29 April 1958, 516 UNTS 205

  • DOC

    Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (2002)

  • EEZ

    exclusive economic zone

  • FAO

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

  • GIS

    geographic information systems

  • GPS

    global positioning system

  • HAT

    highest astronomical tide

  • ICJ

    International Court of Justice

  • IHO

    International Hydrographic Organization

  • ILC

    International Law Commission

  • ILR

    International Law Reports. Lauterpacht, Greenwood, and Lee (eds), Cambridge University Press

  • IMB

    International Maritime Boundaries, Charney and Alexander (eds), Vols 1–7, Brill

  • ITLOS

    International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

  • JDA

    joint development agreement

  • JDZ

    joint development zone

  • JPDA

    joint petroleum development area

  • LAT

    lowest astronomical tide

  • LBT

    land boundary terminus

  • LTE

    low-tide elevation

  • M

    nautical mile (see also ‘nm’)

  • MHWS

    mean high water springs

  • MSL

    mean sea level

  • NGO

    non-governmental organization

  • NM

    Notices to Mariners

  • nm

    nautical mile (see also ‘M’)

  • OAS

    Organization of American States

  • Pact of Bogotá

    American Treaty on Pacific Settlement, signed at Bogotá on 30 April 1948, 30 UNTS 84

  • PCA

    Permanent Court of Arbitration

  • PCIJ

    Permanent Court of International Justice

  • RIAA

    Reports of International Arbitration Awards, United Nations

  • (p. xxiv) SOLAS

    Safety of Life at Sea Convention

  • TST

    Timor Sea Treaty

  • UAE

    United Arab Emirates

  • UK

    United Kingdom

  • UN

    United Nations

  • UNCLOS I

    First United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea, Geneva, 1956–58

  • UNCLOS III

    Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea, New York, 1973–82

  • UNCLOS

    United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, concluded at Montego Bay on 10 December 1982, 1833 UNTS 3

  • UNTS

    United Nations Treaty Series

  • US/USA

    United States of America

  • USSR

    Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

  • UTM

    Universal Transverse Mercator

  • VCLT

    Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, concluded at Vienna on 23 May 1969, 1155 UNTS 331

  • WGS84

    World Geodetic System, 1984