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III Points of Substantive Law, Division A: The Law Of The Sea, Ch.I: Claims to Maritime Spaces: General Survey

From: The Law and Procedure of the International Court of Justice: Fifty Years of Jurisprudence Volume II

Hugh Thirlway

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 28 September 2022

Subject(s):
Delimitation — Coastal states — Continental shelf — Sovereignty
‘Il n’est guère usité d’étendre la déscription des limites entre deux Etats au-delà du territoire et jusqu’en mer.’ Response of the Netherlands Foreign Ministry to a Belgian proposal to delimit the territorial sea, 1934355 As was observed in the previous article on this subject, ‘[r]ights over maritime areas are an adjunct of sovereignty over the coastal territory.’356 The truth of this hardly original observation is evident from the trend to bring matters for judicial settlement involving both claims to sovereignty over coastal areas, and claims to maritime areas...
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