Public International Law

Public International Law is composed of the laws, rules, and principles of general application that deal with the conduct of nation states and international organizations among themselves as well as the relationships between nation states and international organizations with persons, whether natural or juridical.

Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)

Introduction Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is comparatively a concept of recent origin. The concept of EEZ was initiated by Kenya in 1972 at the Geneva session of the UN Committee on Peaceful uses …

EVOLUTION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

INTRODUCTION Law is that element which binds the members of the community together in their adherence to recognised values and standards. The foundations of international law (or the law of nations…

Definition of International Law

The term international law has been defined in a variety of ways by different jurists. Some of the definitions may be given as under: By Oppenheim: – “Law of Nations or international law is t…

SOURCES OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

Sources of International law mean those origins from where it attains its authority and coercive agency. According to the provisions of the Statute of International Court of Justice there are follo…

SUBJECTS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

By subjects of international law it is meant that those entities which possess international personality. In other words subjects of international law are those entities that have rights duties and…

Maritime Zones

TERRITORIAL WATERS Out to 12 nautical miles (22 kilometers; 14 miles) from the baseline, the coastal state is free to set laws, regulate use, and use any resource. Vessels were given the right of i…