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South China Sea territorial & jurisdictional disputes: the way forward

Ahmad, Muhamad Hassan (2018) South China Sea territorial & jurisdictional disputes: the way forward. In: Joint International Conference On Maritime Territorial Claims And Dispute Resolution 2018, 7th May 2018, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Competing territorial and boundary claims over the various maritime features in the South China Sea among the disputing parties, namely, Brunei, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, the Philippines and Vietnam have been one of the most contentious issues for some decades. Despite the fact that these nations have been trying to resolve the disputes, tensions among the rival countries have steadily increased. Accordingly, this paper predominantly aims at evaluating the territorial claims made by China in the South China Sea as to whether or not these claims are in accordance with the contemporary international law. The author proposes that the adjudicative settlement either before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) or an ad hoc international territorial arbitration would be desirable between or among the parties to deliberate further on the disputes with the view to maintain the international peace and security.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 8116/68414
Uncontrolled Keywords: State Territory, Territorial Dispute, Boundary Dispute, South China Sea, International Dispute Resolution
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KZ Law of Nations
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Civil Law
Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws
Depositing User: Dr. Muhamad Hassan Ahmad
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2018 10:22
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2018 10:22
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/68414

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