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Scuppering Somali piracy: global responses and paths to justice

Chapter


Abstract


  • This chapter examines global responses to piracy focusing particularly on the recent upsurge in piracy activity activity off the Horn of Africa and related United Nations resolutions. The international and national law framework for piracy offences and the jurisdictonal issues surrounding apprehension, investigation and prosecution of pirates are discussed. The chapter also explores prominent piracy attacks and the responses of the shipping industry and world navies to these incidents.

Publication Date


  • 2011

Citation


  • C. H. Schofield & R. M. Warner, ''Scuppering Somali piracy: global responses and paths to justice'' in A. Forbes(ed), Australia''s Response to Piracy: A Legal Perspective (2011) 45-74.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9780642297389

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/462

Book Title


  • Australia's Response to Piracy: A Legal Perspective

Start Page


  • 45

End Page


  • 74

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • This chapter examines global responses to piracy focusing particularly on the recent upsurge in piracy activity activity off the Horn of Africa and related United Nations resolutions. The international and national law framework for piracy offences and the jurisdictonal issues surrounding apprehension, investigation and prosecution of pirates are discussed. The chapter also explores prominent piracy attacks and the responses of the shipping industry and world navies to these incidents.

Publication Date


  • 2011

Citation


  • C. H. Schofield & R. M. Warner, ''Scuppering Somali piracy: global responses and paths to justice'' in A. Forbes(ed), Australia''s Response to Piracy: A Legal Perspective (2011) 45-74.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9780642297389

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/462

Book Title


  • Australia's Response to Piracy: A Legal Perspective

Start Page


  • 45

End Page


  • 74

Place Of Publication


  • Australia