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Maritime Delimitation after <i>Denmark</i> v. <i>Norway</i>: Back to the Future?

Malcolm D. Evans

in The Reality of International Law

Published in print October 1999 | ISBN: 9780198268376
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191683510 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268376.003.0007
Maritime Delimitation after Denmark v. Norway: Back to the Future?

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This chapter examines the impact of the case Denmark v. Norway on maritime delimitation. It suggests that despite the new lease of life given to equidistance by the decision in this case, there are plenty of reasons to suggest that the Court may be continuing to move away from a concept of delimitation based upon coastal geographical characteristics and towards a concept of delimitation that takes greater account of the economic realities of the area. It discusses the court's basis for its decision in this case.

Keywords: Denmark; Norway; maritime delimitation; equidistance; court decision; international law

Chapter.  13064 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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