The Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands: Arguing Law, Practicing Politics?

The Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands: Arguing Law, Practicing Politics?

by Alex G. Oude Elferink

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781316608234
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/28/2016
Pages: 536
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.14(d)

About the Author

Alex G. Oude Elferink is a senior lecturer at the School of Law, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands, where he is also Deputy Director of the Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea. He has worked in the field of public international law for over twenty years, focusing in particular on maritime boundary delimitation.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The setting; 3. The development of the delimitation rule of the Convention on the continental shelf; 4. Digesting the outcome of the 1958 conference; 5. The first phase of the negotiations on the delimitation of the continental shelf of the North Sea; 6. Finding a way out of the deadlock - the submission of the disputes to the International Court of Justice; 7. Interactions between the delimitation in the North Sea and other boundary issues of Denmark and The Netherlands in the 1960s; 8. The pleadings of Denmark, Germany and The Netherlands before the ICJ; 9. The judgment of the Court; 10. The negotiations following the judgment; 11. The outcomes of the case study in a broader perspective.

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