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National legislation as a force multiplier

Journal Article


Abstract


  • The United Nations Convention on the Law of

    the Sea, which was opened for signature in December

    1982, provided for a range of rights and obligations for

    coastal States in the waters around their territory.

    Among other things was confirmation that coastal

    States had sovereign rights over the exclusive

    economic zone (EEZ), with rights of boarding and

    inspection of vessels exploiting the marine

    environment. The plethora of rights confirmed in the

    1982 Law of the Sea Convention offer an opportunity

    to States with implementation within national

    legislation. Surprisingly, not all States take advantage

    of the opportunity these rights present. This paper

    considers what rights a coastal State may implement

    within its legislation that may assist in improving

    maritime domain awareness and law enforcement at

    sea.

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Kaye, S. (2015). National legislation as a force multiplier. Journal Maritim Indonesia, June (3), 40-45.

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/2445

Number Of Pages


  • 5

Start Page


  • 40

End Page


  • 45

Volume


  • June

Issue


  • 3

Abstract


  • The United Nations Convention on the Law of

    the Sea, which was opened for signature in December

    1982, provided for a range of rights and obligations for

    coastal States in the waters around their territory.

    Among other things was confirmation that coastal

    States had sovereign rights over the exclusive

    economic zone (EEZ), with rights of boarding and

    inspection of vessels exploiting the marine

    environment. The plethora of rights confirmed in the

    1982 Law of the Sea Convention offer an opportunity

    to States with implementation within national

    legislation. Surprisingly, not all States take advantage

    of the opportunity these rights present. This paper

    considers what rights a coastal State may implement

    within its legislation that may assist in improving

    maritime domain awareness and law enforcement at

    sea.

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Kaye, S. (2015). National legislation as a force multiplier. Journal Maritim Indonesia, June (3), 40-45.

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/2445

Number Of Pages


  • 5

Start Page


  • 40

End Page


  • 45

Volume


  • June

Issue


  • 3