The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea: Basic Documents
Even in the middle of the ocean, the law is in action. Legal experts are constantly needed to interpret the laws established by United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. Thus, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) was established in 1994 as an independent body in Hamburg, Germany to deal with international maritime disputes. The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea has the important role of the interpretation and application of the above mentioned Convention and its purposes. It has the authority to resolve disputes concerning the law of the sea. Therefore, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea has great influence on transboundary international law. In this collection, the reader is provided with an extensive overview of applicable international legislation and landmark cases of the law of the sea. This is exactly what makes this collection highly valuable in the legal arena.
Publication Date: 12/31/2009