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United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea part 16-17

Jul
13

 
PART XVI GENERAL PROVISIONS
 Article 300 
 Good faith and abuse of rightsStates Parties shall fulfil in good faith the obligations assumed  under this Convention and shall exercise the rights, jurisdiction and  freedoms recognized in this Convention in a manner which would not  constitute an abuse of right.
 Article 301 
 Peaceful uses of the seas

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United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea part 14

Jul
13

PART XIV DEVELOPMENT AND TRANSFER OF MARINE TECHNOLOGY
SECTION 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 266
 Promotion of the development and transfer of marine technology
 1. States, directly or through competent international organizations, shall cooperate in accordance with their capabilities to promote actively the development and transfer of marine science and marine technology on fair and reasonable terms and conditions.

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United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea part 13

Jul
13

PART XIII MARINE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

SECTION 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

 Article 238 
 Right to conduct marine scientific research

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United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea part 11 section 4

Jul
13

PART XI THE AREA

SECTION 4. THE AUTHORITY

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United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea part 11 section 1-3

Jul
13

PART XI THE AREA

 SECTION 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

 Article 133. Use of terms

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United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea part 8-10

Jul
13

PART VIII REGIME OF ISLANDS
 
Article 121. Regime of islands
 1. An island is a naturally formed area of land, surrounded by water,  which is above water at high tide.
 2. Except as provided for in paragraph 3, the territorial sea, the  contiguous zone, the exclusive economic zone and the continental shelf  of an island are determined in accordance with the provisions of this  Convention applicable to other land territory.

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United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea part 4

Jul
12

PART IV ARCHIPELAGIC STATES

 Article 46. Use of terms

 For the purposes of this Convention:

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United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea part 3

Jul
12

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea part III
 STRAITS USED FOR INTERNATIONAL NAVIGATION
 SECTION 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
 Article 34. Legal status of waters forming straits used for international navigation
 1. The regime of passage through straits used for international navigation established in this Part shall not in other respects affect the legal status of the waters forming such straits or the exercise by the States bordering the straits of their sovereignty or jurisdiction over such waters and their air space, bed and subsoil.

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