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- INTERNATIONALINTERNATIONAL LAW OF THE SEALAW OF THE SEA PROFESSORPROFESSOR DR. ABDUL GHAFUR HAMIDDR. ABDUL GHAFUR HAMID
- 2. Intro: History of the Law of the SeaIntro: History of the Law of the Sea • Freedom of the seas • Roman law: res nullius, res communis • The concept of the maritime belt, territorial waters or territorial sea • Extended claims for the territorial sea
- 3. 10. 1 THE UN CONVENTION ON10. 1 THE UN CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA, 1982THE LAW OF THE SEA, 1982 [p. 292][p. 292] • Adopted by the UNCLOS III on 10 Dec, 1982. • Contains 320 Articles and 9 Annexes, • Entered into force on 16 Dec, 1994. • Part XI was amended by the 1994 New York Implementation Agreement. • Currently, it has 157 Signatories and 153 State Parties.
- 4. Legal Significance of the UNCLOS 1982Legal Significance of the UNCLOS 1982 [p. 293][p. 293] • It is the “Constitution of the seas”; a single comprehensive convention encompassing all matters relating to the seas. • Consensus on territorial sea limits • New legal regime of the EEZ • New legal regime of the International Sea Bed Area • Establishment of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea • Art. 311(1): UNCLOS prevails over four Geneva Conventions………