Public International Law

Summary of Public International Law The body of international law that governs the conduct of a nation as a sovereign entity in its relations with other nations. It does not deal with the international activities of private individuals or firms. (Main Author: William J. Miller) […]

Marine Pollution

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on marine pollution explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources See Also Transport Transportation Means Transport Law Transport Contract Resources Further Reading The entry "marine […]

EU Police Cooperation

Hierarchical Display of EU police cooperation European Union > European construction > European Union > Area of freedom, security and justice
International Relations > Cooperation policy > Cooperation policy > Customs cooperation
Law > International law > Public international law > Free […]

Watercourse

Hierarchical Display of Watercourse Environment > Natural environment > Geophysical environment
Environment > Deterioration of the environment > Pollution > Water pollution > Marine pollution > Pollution from land-based sources
Environment > Deterioration of the environment > Pollution > […]

Maritime Area

Hierarchical Display of Maritime area Law > International law > Public international law > Law of the sea
Agriculture, Forestry And Fisheries > Fisheries > Fisheries policy
Agriculture, Forestry And Fisheries > Fisheries > Fisheries policy > Fishing area
Environment > Natural […]

Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

Area of freedom, security and justice and the Treaties of the European Union Description of Area of freedom, security and justice provided by the European Union Commission: It was decided to establish an area of freedom, security and justice, the aim being to ensure genuine freedom of movement […]

Frontier

A Shot across the Frontier: International Incident In the book "International Incidents for Discussion in Conversation Classes", in relation to this subject, L. Oppenheim wrote in 1909: On Sept. 26th, 1887, a German soldier, on sentry duty at the frontier near Vexaincourt, fired a […]

Law of Outer Space

Hierarchical Display of Law of outer space Law > International law > Public international law
Law of outer space Concept of Law of outer space See the dictionary definition of Law of outer space. Characteristics of Law of outer space [rtbs name="xxx-xxx"] Resources Translation of Law of […]

Single Market

Summary of Single Market

A component feature of the Common Agricultural policy (read this and related legal terms for further details) of the European Economic Community.

(Main Author: William J. Miller)

Single Market and Europe There is an entry on single market in the European […]

Environmental Liability

Environmental Liability in Private International Law This section contain conflict of laws information and cross references related to environmental liability on some major countries and additional jurisdictions. It covers key issues involved when citizens face international situations. […]

Transport Law

Commercial Trade and Transport Law Contents of Commercial Trade and Transport Law Contents of this subject matter include: Introduction and overview Regulation of commercial shipping: International Regulation of commercial shipping: Australia Maritime law concepts Carriage by sea: […]

Maritime Law

Introduction to Maritime Law Maritime Law, branch of law relating to commerce and navigation on the high seas and on other navigable waters. Specifically, the term refers to the body of customs, legislation, international treaties, and court decisions pertaining to ownership and operation […]

Coastal Pollution

Hierarchical Display of Coastal pollution Environment > Deterioration of the environment > Pollution
Law > International law > Public international law > Law of the sea
Economics > Regions and regional policy > Economic region > Coastal region
Law > International law > Public […]

Territorial Law

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on territorial law explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "territorial law" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law […]

Supranationality

Hierarchical Display of Supranationality Law > International law > Public international law
Concept of Supranationality See the dictionary definition of Supranationality. Characteristics of Supranationality [rtbs name="xxx-xxx"] Resources Translation of Supranationality Spanish: […]

Pollution Control Measures

Hierarchical Display of Pollution control measures Environment > Environmental policy
Law > International law > Public international law > Law of the sea
Environment > Deterioration of the environment > Pollution
Energy > Soft energy > Soft energy
Production, Technology And […]

Maritime Safety

Hierarchical Display of Maritime safety Transport > Transport policy > Transport policy > Transport safety
European Union > EU institutions and European civil service > EU office or agency > European Maritime Safety Agency
International Organisations > United Nations > UN specialised […]

Territorial Waters

Resources See Also International Public Law Customary International Law Conventional International Law International Conventions Sources of International Law Resources See Also Law of the Sea; Navigable Waters. waters, territorial. Further Reading (Articles) Wild Shrimps and Shrimping in […]

Border Control

Hierarchical Display of Border control Politics > Politics and public safety > Public safety > Public order > Police checks
Law > International law > Public international law > Territorial law > Frontier Border control Concept of Border control See the dictionary definition of Border […]

Space Policy

Hierarchical Display of Space policy Production, Technology And Research > Research and intellectual property
Science > Natural and applied sciences > Space science
Transport > Air and space transport > Space transport
Industry > Mechanical engineering > Mechanical engineering > […]

Exclusive Economic Zone

Background By Tatjana Rosen Historical Background The expressions “patrimonial sea”, “economic zone” or “exclusive economic zone” were first used in the early 1970s in regional meetings and organizations in Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia and […]

Schengen Information System

Hierarchical Display of Schengen Information System Law > International law > Public international law > Free movement of persons > Schengen Agreement
European Union > European construction > European Union > Area of freedom, security and justice > EU police cooperation Concept of Schengen […]

Diplomatic Immunity

An immunity from local laws and regulations accorded by host states to accredited foreign diplomats. It is recognized in international law that diplomatic officers are the personal representatives of sovereign states and, as such, are themselves inviolable on the same basis as the states they […]

Use of Outer Space

Hierarchical Display of Use of outer space Law > International law > Public international law > Law of outer space
International Relations > International security > International security > Militarisation of space
Production, Technology And Research > Research and intellectual property […]

Free Movement of Persons

Free movement of persons (visas, asylum, immigration and other policies) and the Treaties of the European Union Description of Free movement of persons (visas, asylum, immigration and other policies) provided by the European Union Commission: The Treaty of Amsterdam, in force since 1 May 1999, […]

Militarisation of Space

Hierarchical Display of Militarisation of space International Relations > International security > International security
Industry > Mechanical engineering > Mechanical engineering > Aerospace industry
International Relations > Defence > Military equipment > Space-based weapons
Law > […]

Law of States

Hierarchical Display of Law of states Law > International law > Public international law
Law of states Concept of Law of states See the dictionary definition of Law of states. Characteristics of Law of states [rtbs name="xxx-xxx"] Resources Translation of Law of states Spanish: Derecho de […]

Law of the Sea

Law Of The Sea The United States Congress has kept the United NationsÂ’s Law of the Sea Treaty bottled up in committee for 30 years. In 2011, a rush by nations to claim oil rights under the Arctic Sea was quickening debate on treaty accession. United States Senator Lee, cofounder of […]

Fisheries Policy

Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and Europe There is an entry on common fisheries policy (cfp) in the European legal encyclopedia. Resources See Also Further Reading Entry "Common Fisheries Policy (CFP)" in the work "A Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union from Aachen to […]

Military Occupation

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on military occupation explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Belligerent (or Military) Occupation Embracing mainstream international law, this section on belligerent (or military) occupation explores […]

Ocean

Hierarchical Display of Ocean Environment > Natural environment > Geophysical environment
Law > International law > Public international law > Law of the sea
Environment > Deterioration of the environment > Pollution > Water pollution > Marine pollution
Environment > Natural […]

Extra-territoriality

Hierarchical Display of Extra-territoriality Law > International law > Public international law > Territorial law
International Relations > International affairs > International affairs > Diplomatic relations > Diplomatic protection
International Relations > International affairs > […]

Pollution From Ships

Hierarchical Display of Pollution from ships Environment > Deterioration of the environment > Pollution
Law > International law > Public international law > Law of the sea
Transport > Maritime and inland waterway transport > Maritime transport
Energy > Oil industry > Hydrocarbon […]

Border War

Hierarchical Display of Border war International Relations > International security > International conflict > War
Law > International law > Public international law > Territorial law > Frontier Border war Concept of Border war See the dictionary definition of Border war. Characteristics of […]

Freedom to Provide Services

Hierarchical Display of Freedom to provide services Employment And Working Conditions > Employment > Employment policy > EU employment policy
Law > International law > Public international law > Free movement of persons
European Union > European construction > Deepening of the European […]

Common Fisheries Policy

Common Fisheries Policy and the European Union Resources See Also CFP