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expanding jurisdiction of the United Nations

Mannaraswamighala Sreeranga Rajan

expanding jurisdiction of the United Nations

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Published by N.M. Tripathi, Distributed exclusively outside India by Oceana Publications in Bombay, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y .
Written in English

  • United Nations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementM.S. Rajan.
    LC ClassificationsJX1977 .R285 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 252 p. ;
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4270829M
    ISBN 100379207273
    LC Control Number81016985

    The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS or the Convention) established the regime which governs mining in the deep seabed beyond national jurisdiction (referred to in this Chapter as the ‘deep seabed’ or the ‘Area’). 4 The Convention defines the Area as comprising ‘the seabed and ocean floor and subsoil thereof. The Law and Practice of the United Nations - Model United Nations. The main emphasis of this part of the module is on the ICJ and its general jurisdiction of judicial settlements between states and its role as the primary body for interpretation of international law. & Malone, David M., , Law and Practice of the United Nations.

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