Category Archives: Treaty Interpretation

Freedom of Navigation Following the M/V “Norstar” Case

By: Arron N. Honniball Pdf version: http://site.uit.no/jclos/files/2019/06/JCLOS-Blog_4.6.2019_Honniball_Norstar_Freedom_of_Navigation.pdf Case commented on: The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Judgement in the M/V “Norstar” Case Between Panama and Italy, 10 April 2019. Introduction The International Tribunal for the Law of … Continue reading

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Towards Normative Coherence in the International Law of the Sea for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction

By: Anna-Maria Hubert and Neil Craik PDF-version: Towards Normative Coherence in the International Law of the Sea for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction Document commented on: International legally binding instrument under … Continue reading

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The relationship between declarations under the optional clause of the Statute of the International Court of Justice and Part XV of the Law of the Sea Convention

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The relationship between declarations under the optional clause of the Statute of the International Court of Justice and Part XV of the Law of the Sea Convention Case commented on: Maritime Delimitation in the Indian … Continue reading

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The South China Sea Award and the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties

JCLOS Blog Admin: This is the first of what we hope will be a series of different posts over the next few weeks on the Award on the Merits in the South China Sea Arbitration. By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: … Continue reading

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