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International Law and the Antarctic Treaty System

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ISBN13: 9780521463119
ISBN: 0521463114
Published: January 1992
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This book provides an invaluable up-to-date survey of the legal framework for Antarctic activities, written by an author with direct practical experience of the Antarctic Treaty system. Reflecting the increase of activity in the area, the work examines the basic Antarctic Treaty of 1959 and the subsequent major additional treaties and regulatory measures to provide a clear and authoritative picture of the Antarctic legal system as a whole. The author demonstrates how these legal arrangements make an important contribution to international law generally notwithstanding the unique characteristics that set Antarctica apart.

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Preface; Table of cases; Table of treaties; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Constitutional evolution: (a) the Antarctic Treaty; 3. Constitutional evolution: (b) other Antarctic instruments; 4. Dispute settlement; 5. Territorial questions; 6. The Antarctic seas; 7. Jurisdiction, enforcement and liability; 8. Non-militarisation and non-nuclearisation; 9. Resources; 10. Protection of the environment; 11. Legal status of the Antarctic system; Appendices; Selected bibliography; Index; List of maps and illustrations; Figures.