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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 12

Jul
13

PART XII PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT

SECTION 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

 Article 192 
 General obligation

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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 5

Jul
12

PART V  EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE
 Article 55. Specific legal regime of the exclusive economic zone ,
The exclusive economic zone is an area beyond and adjacent to the territorial sea, subject to the specific legal regime established in this Part, under which the rights and jurisdiction of the coastal State and the rights and freedoms of other States are governed by the relevant provisions of this Convention.
 Article 56. Rights, jurisdiction and duties of the coastal State in the exclusive economic zone
 1. In the exclusive economic zone, the coastal State has:

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