Week 2 Maritime Law.docx - Week 2 Maritime Law The Corfu Channel case is one of the most important cases in Maritime law It helped shape concepts of

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Week 2 Maritime Law The Corfu Channel case is one of the most important cases in Maritime law. It helped shape concepts of free passage. Explain the evolution of the term free passage and how the case changed it. In your post discuss term baseline and territorial waters. The Government of the United Kingdom claimed that the Albanian Government knew about the mines that were laid in Corfu Channel that caused the injury and death to their sailors and the damage to their ships. “That in addition, and as a further aggravation of the conduct of Albania as set forth in conclusions (3), (4), and (5), the permission of the existence without notification of the minefield in the North Corfu Channel, being an international highway, was a violation of the right of innocent passage which exists in favour of foreign vessels (whether warships or merchant ships) through such an international highway.” 1 With this being said the Government
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  • Fall '14
  • Law, territorial sea, United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, albanian government

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