Some Aspects of the Use of Force in Maritime Law Enforcement

  • David H. Anderson


 The rules of international law governing the use of force at sea as a measure of law enforcement by coastal States were developed primarily by the decisions of international courts and tribunals and secondarily by a law-making treaty. Different rules apply to the threat or use of force in inter-State relations.


Security Council Fishing Vessel Exclusive Economic Zone Advisory Opinion Arbitral Tribunal 
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© T.M.C. ASSER PRESS, The Hague, The Netherlands, and the authors 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Former Judge, International Tribunal for the Law of the SeaHamburgGermany

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