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The Exclusive Economic Zone
A Latin American Perspective





ISBN 9780367307462
Published May 31, 2021 by Routledge
189 Pages

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Developed and implemented over a period of three decades through legislation and practice in the countries of Latin America, the concept of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is the most recent of those incorporated into the body of international law resulting from the Third United Nations Law of the Sea Conference. A distinguished group of Latin Am

Table of Contents

The Exclusive Economic Zone in a Latin American Perspective: An Introduction -- The Origins of the Concept of an Exclusive Economic Zone: Latin American Practice and Legislation -- The Economic Interest Underlying the First Declaration on a Maritime Zone -- The Exclusive Economic Zone in the Light of Negotiations of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea -- The Role of Informal Negotiations in the Search for a Consensus on the Law of the Sea -- The Legal Status of the Exclusive Economic Zone in the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea -- The Exclusive Economic Zone: Its Legal Nature and the Problem of Military Uses -- The Regime of Fisheries in the Exclusive Economic Zone -- The Settlement of Disputes Regarding the Law of the Sea and Its Bearing on the Legal Nature of the Exclusive Economic Zone

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Biography

Francisco Orrego Vicuña is currently ambassador of Chile to Great Britain. He is also professor of International Law at the Institute of International Studies of the University of Chile and the Law School of the University of Chile. He is the former vice-chairman and head of the Delegation of Chile to the Law of the Sea Conference.