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Legal Issues Regarding Artificial Island Under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 - the China Case Study in the South China Sea

https://doi.org/10.17803/2313-5395.2018.2.10.330-355

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Abstract

The paper aims at clarifying the legal issues relating to the concepts, conditions, construction procedures, legal status and jurisdiction of the States under the provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (hereinafter UNCLOS). Also, the paper analyses the legal basis and the negative concequences of illegal construction of artificial islands by China on the reefs and low-tide elevations on the Spratly Islands (the Truong Sa Islands) in the South China Sea.

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N. H. Phuoc
Ho Chi Minh City University of Law
Russian Federation


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Phuoc N.H. Legal Issues Regarding Artificial Island Under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 - the China Case Study in the South China Sea. Kutafin Law Review. 2018;5(2):330-355. https://doi.org/10.17803/2313-5395.2018.2.10.330-355

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