Ships, Visit and Search

MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW, RĂ¼diger Wolfrum, ed., Oxford University Press, 2012

15 Pages Posted: 15 Jul 2010 Last revised: 10 Jun 2011

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Vaughan Lowe

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Antonios Tzanakopoulos

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Date Written: July 13, 2010

Abstract

This entry surveys the right of visit and search of foreign merchant ships on the high seas under the traditional law of war, in the context of collective security, and during peacetime.

Keywords: ships, visit, search, seizure, diversion into port, belligerent, neutral, neutrality, security council, shiprider, interdiction

Suggested Citation

Lowe, Vaughan and Tzanakopoulos, Antonios, Ships, Visit and Search (July 13, 2010). MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW, RĂ¼diger Wolfrum, ed., Oxford University Press, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1639507

Vaughan Lowe (Contact Author)

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Antonios Tzanakopoulos

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law ( email )

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Oxford, OX1 3UJ
United Kingdom

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