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The precautionary principle in marine environmental law : with special reference to high risk vessels, Bénédicte Sage-Fuller

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The precautionary principle in marine environmental law : with special reference to high risk vessels
Title
The precautionary principle in marine environmental law
Title remainder
with special reference to high risk vessels
Statement of responsibility
Bénédicte Sage-Fuller
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The book examines whether the jurisdiction of coastal States under international law can be extended to include powers of intervention towards vessels posing a significant risk to their coastal and marine environment, but which have not yet been involved in any incident or accident. The books sets out how it is that coastal State jurisdiction can indeed be seen as including powers of intervention towards High Risks Vessels before an incident or accident happens, on the basis of the precautionary principle. The precautionary principle requires taking action when a risk of damage to the environment is suspected, but cannot be confirmed scientifically. The book thus considers the potential opportunities for the coastal state under international law to regulate international shipping where they consider vessels to be an unacceptable risk to the environment, in order to prevent or minimise the risk of occurrence of the accident or incident leading to damage. The book acknowledges that this puts into question some very old and established principles of the law of the sea, most importantly the principle of freedom of navigation. But Bénédicte Sage-Fuller contends that this change would itself be a consequence of the evolution, since the end of WWII, of on the one hand international law of the sea itself, and of international environmental law on the other hand. During the writing process the author consulted maritime government departments and maritime safety agencies so as well as considering issues of jurisdiction the book also addresses the practical considerations inherent in protecting coasts from environmental harm"--
  • "The book examines whether the jurisdiction of coastal States under international law can be extended to include powers of intervention towards vessels posing a significant risk to their coastal and marine environment, but which have not yet been involved in any incident or accident. The books sets out how it is that coastal State jurisdiction can indeed be seen as including powers of intervention towards High Risks Vessels before an incident or accident happens, on the basis of the precautionary principle. The precautionary principle requires taking action when a risk of damage to the environment is suspected, but cannot be confirmed scientifically. The book thus considers the potential opportunities for the coastal state under international law to regulate international shipping where they consider vessels to an unacceptable risk to the environment, in order to prevent or minimise the risk of occurrence of the accident or incident leading to damage. The book acknowledges that this puts into question some very old and established principles of the law of the sea, most importantly the principle of freedom of navigation. But Sage-Fuller contends that this change would itself be a consequence of the evolution, since the end of WWII, of on the one hand international law of the sea itself, and of international environmental law on the other hand"--
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Sage-Fuller, Bénédicte
Index
index present
LC call number
K3591.2
LC item number
.S24 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Routledge research in international environmental law
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marine pollution
  • Shipping
  • Liability for environmental damages
  • Transboundary pollution
  • Environmental law, International
  • LAW / General
  • LAW / Environmental
  • LAW / Maritime
  • Environmental law, International
  • Liability for environmental damages
  • Marine pollution
  • Shipping
  • Transboundary pollution
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The precautionary principle in marine environmental law : with special reference to high risk vessels, Bénédicte Sage-Fuller
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
High risk vessels -- Coastal states' jurisdiction under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea -- Significance of the Precautionary principle in marine law -- Practical Applications of the Precautionary principle in marine protection law -- Application of the Precautionary principle and vessel-source pollution
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 301 pages
Isbn
9780415671910
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012050794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)822995170
  • (OCoLC)ocn822995170
Label
The precautionary principle in marine environmental law : with special reference to high risk vessels, Bénédicte Sage-Fuller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
High risk vessels -- Coastal states' jurisdiction under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea -- Significance of the Precautionary principle in marine law -- Practical Applications of the Precautionary principle in marine protection law -- Application of the Precautionary principle and vessel-source pollution
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 301 pages
Isbn
9780415671910
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012050794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)822995170
  • (OCoLC)ocn822995170

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