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Protection of human life Article Benefit of mankind Article In localities where the coastline is deeply indented and cut into, or if there is a fringe of islands along the coast in its immediate vicinity, the method of straight baselines joining appropriate points may be employed in drawing the baseline from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured.

Immunity from legal process Article The coastal State may not levy execution against or arrest the ship for the purpose of any civil proceedings, save only in respect of obligations or liabilities assumed or incurred by the ship itself in the course or for the purpose of its voyage through the waters of the coastal State.

The minimum standards of competence required for seagoing personnel are given in detail in a series of tables. Maintenance of student and other records.

It also accuses the Philippines of violating the voluntary Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea, made in between ASEAN and China, which also stipulated bilateral negotiations as the means of resolving border and other disputes.

The coastal State may take the necessary steps in its territorial sea to prevent passage which is not innocent. Off-shore installations and artificial islands shall not be considered as permanent harbour works. These entities however may not necessarily support either sides when it comes to the ownership of the disputed area affected by the case.

Article26 Charges which may be levied upon foreign ships 1. Piracy by a warship, government ship or government aircraft whose crew has mutinied The acts of piracy, as defined in articlecommitted by a warship, government ship or government aircraft whose crew has mutinied and taken control of the ship or aircraft are assimilated to acts committed by a private ship or aircraft.

However, for purposes of Article 3 of the Convention, the high-tide features at Johnson Reef, Cuarteron Reef, and Fiery Cross Reef are rocks that cannot sustain human habitation or economic life of their own and accordingly shall have no exclusive economic zone or continental shelf.

The flag State and the other State shall co-operate in the conduct of any inquiry held by that other State into any such marine casualty or incident of navigation. In a zone contiguous to its territorial sea, described as the contiguous zone, the coastal State may exercise the control necessary to: Limitation on jurisdiction with regard to decisions of the Authority Article The Japanese worker takes tremendous pride in his work.

The measures suggested are not mandatory and the examples given are only intended to illustrate how certain Convention requirements may be complied with. Article16 Charts and lists of geographical coordinates 1.

Article9 Mouths of rivers If a river flows directly into the sea, the baseline shall be a straight line across the mouth of the river between points on the low-water line of its banks.

Accordingly, China has breached its obligations under Article 58 3 of the Convention. Article12 Roadsteads Roadsteads which are normally used for the loading, unloading and anchoring of ships, and which would otherwise be situated wholly or partly outside the outer limit of the territorial sea, are included in the territorial sea.

Right to lay submarine cables and pipelines 1.

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The tribunal reserved consideration of its jurisdiction to rule on Nos. It agreed to take up seven of the 15 submissions made by Manila, in particular whether Scarborough Shoal and low-tide areas like Mischief Reef can be considered islands.

Quality standards system requirements to ensure standards are maintained. This is most likely a self-imposed limitation as the Post War Constitution forbids Japan from arming herself with offensive weapons.

The above provision does not apply, however, where it is necessary by reason of historic title or other special circumstances to delimit the territorial seas of the two States in a way which is at variance therewith.The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) currently has a fleet of 6 Collins class diesel-electric hunter-killer submarines (SSK) in its arsenal.

They were designed in collaboration with Kockums AB of Sweden and largely built in New South Wales, Australia, by the then newly formed Australian Submarine Corporation. 5 • Laying and Repair • Coastal States have wide discretion to adopt laws on the laying and repair of cables and pipelines in territorial sea.

The Manila amendments to the STCW Convention and Code were adopted on 25 Junemarking a major revision of the STCW Convention and Code. The amendments are set to enter into force on 1 January under the tacit acceptance procedure and are aimed at bringing the Convention and Code up to date with.

SECTION 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS. Article2. Legal status of the territorial sea, of the air space. over the territorial sea and of its bed and subsoil. United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, A Commentary Volume II Article 1 to 85 Annexes I and II Final Act, Annex II rd Edition.

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United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) (Montego Bay, 10 December ) PREAMBLE PART I. INTRODUCTION. Article 1. .

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