Agreement On The Privileges And Immunities Of The International Tribunal For The Law Of The Sea

April 8, 2021

Each of the tabs above contains information and links to key elements related to the law of the sea. You can explore the history of the three UNITED Nations LOS conferences, the institutions created in 1982 by UNCLOS III, areas of maritime law under international law, the U.S. position on UNCLOS III, and explore additional resources online and on paper by clicking on books and more on LOS or the UNvisual International Library (videos). By mutual agreement between Ghana and Côte d`Ivoire, the Tribunal has formed a special chamber of five judges to deal with the dispute over the delimitation of the maritime border between Ghana and Côte d`Ivoire in the Atlantic Ocean (Ghana/Ivory Coast). The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) is an intergovernmental organization created by the mandate of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea. Signed in Montego Bay, Jamaica, on December 12, 1982. The Convention came into force on 16 November 1994 and established an international legal framework for “the entire maritime space, its use and resources. ITLOS is one of four dispute resolution mechanisms listed in UNCLOS Section 287. [1] The statute contains general provisions on the privileges and immunities of members of the Court. Article 10 of the Statute provides that members of the Court of Justice, when dealing with the work of the Court, enjoy diplomatic privileges and immunity.

The salaries, allowances and allowances received by the elected members of the Tribunal, the members elected under Article 17 of the Statute and the Clerk of Any Taxation (status, Article 18, paragraph 8). The agreement between the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and the Federal Republic of Germany for the seat of the Court of Justice establishes the status of the Court of Justice in Germany and governs relations between the Court and the host country. The agreement states in its preamble that “the Tribunal should have the legal capacity, privileges and immunities necessary for its functions.” It contains provisions relating to matters such as the law applicable to headquarters, the Tribunal`s immunity, its assets, assets and funds, as well as the privileges, immunities and immunities to be granted to members of the Tribunal and its officials, as well as representatives representing the parties, lawyers and lawyers, as well as witnesses and experts who are to appear before the Tribunal. The Court is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. The Convention also established the International Seabed Authority to regulate the exploitation of the seabed beyond the limits of national jurisdiction, i.e. beyond the borders of the coastal sea, the adjacent area and the continental shelf.

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