territorial sea


territorial sea
A belt of ocean space adjacent to and measured from the coastal statesubject to archipelagic sealane passage, with the same transit rights as those that apply to international straits.

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  • territorial sea — Territorial waters Ter ri*to ri*al wa ters (Internat. Law) The waters under the territorial jurisdiction of a state; specif., the belt (often called the {marine belt} or {territorial sea}) of sea subject to such jurisdiction, and subject only to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • territorial sea — n. The waters that are considered the territory of the state off which coast they lie; a band of waters parallel to the coast that can be no more than twelve nautical miles wide. See also Law of the Sea The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx… …   Law dictionary

  • territorial sea — teritorinė jūra statusas Aprobuotas sritis valstybės sienos kontrolė ir apsauga apibrėžtis Teisės aktų nustatyto tam tikro jūrmylių pločio pakrantės jūros vandenų juosta, kuri yra sudėtinė valstybės teritorijos dalis ir kurios ribas su… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • territorial sea — noun : the part of territorial waters subject to the jurisdiction of a coastal state usually extending from mean low water mark on the shore or from the seaward limit of a bay or mouth of a river a marine league or 3 geographical miles outward to …   Useful english dictionary

  • Convention on the Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone — The Convention on the Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone was an international treaty. The treaty was one of four agreed upon at the first United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS I). The treaty entered into force 10 September 1964 …   Wikipedia

  • Territorial waters — Ter ri*to ri*al wa ters (Internat. Law) The waters under the territorial jurisdiction of a state; specif., the belt (often called the {marine belt} or {territorial sea}) of sea subject to such jurisdiction, and subject only to the right of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sea Cadets — are generally members of a Sea Cadet Corps, a formal cadet organisation of young people with an interest in their national navy. The organization may be sponsored by the Navy or Naval supporter s organisation, such as a Navy League in the UK, or… …   Wikipedia

  • Territorial waters — Schematic map of maritime zones. Territorial waters, or a territorial sea, as defined by the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea,[1] is a belt of coastal waters extending at most 12 nautical miles (22 km; 14 mi) from… …   Wikipedia

  • sea — The ocean; the great mass of water which surrounds the land. In marine insurance sea includes not only the high seas but the bays, inlets, and rivers as high up as the tide ebbs and flows. The navigable sea is divided into three zones: (1)… …   Black's law dictionary

  • territorial waters — The part of the sea around a country s coastline over which it has jurisdiction according to international law. Historically, it was the sea within three miles of the coast, a practical distance determined by the range of a cannon ball. Since… …   Big dictionary of business and management