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International law and Australian sovereignty in Antarctica

by Gillian D. Triggs

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Published by Legal Books in Sydney .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Antarctica,
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Antarctica -- International status,
    • Australia -- Foreign relations -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Gillian D. Triggs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKWX125, JX4084.A5 T75 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 403 p. :
      Number of Pages403
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2428801M
      ISBN 100949553239
      LC Control Number87116864

      under the sovereign power of someone else. In international law, sovereignty is a more precise term than self-determination. The origin of the concept of Sovereignty The concept of sovereignty as it is used in international law today, and as it is used by Australia to justify its authority over the land, derives from the idea of theFile Size: KB. Constitution. Dependencies and Areas of Special Sovereignty (U.S. Dept. of State) "Note 2: Antarctica consists of the territory south of 60 degrees south latitude. This area includes claims by Argentina, Australia, Chile, France, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom, the legal status of which remains in suspense under the terms of the Antarctic Treaty of

      The following field notes grapple with the problem of how to understand the emergent polity of Antarctica, and why its break with the language and politics of sovereignty is of global significance. The remarks were prepared for a workshop hosted by the Antarctica Futures project, Sydney Democracy Network, University of Sydney, Tuesday 10th. This chapter categorically rejects the argument that sovereignty is a concept that has become obsolete in international law. It argues that sovereignty, in particular where it is related to the implementation and enforcement of international law within the territory of the state, is now more rather than less an essential part of the structure of modern international law.

      Irene Watson is a Professor of Law at the University of South Australia and has published extensively on the impact of colonialism on Indigenous Peoples as subject/objects in international law. She is currently working on the Australian Research Council project 'Indigenous Knowledges: Law, Society and . the Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT) was Sir Douglas Mawson, who had led the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) in Mawson’s role in the acquisition of Australia’s Antarctic Territory is the prime subject of A. Grenfell Price’s The Winning of Australian Antarctica. 2, 1 This book is based on Mawson’s papers leadingFile Size: 4MB.


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International law and Australian sovereignty in Antarctica by Gillian D. Triggs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Triggs, Gillian D. (Gillian Doreen), International law and Australian sovereignty in Antarctica.

Sydney: Legal Books, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gillian D Triggs. International Law and Australian Sovereignty in Antarctica, by Gillian Triggs (Sydney: Legal Books Pty Ltd, ).

In the Footsteps of Scott, by Roger Mear and Robert Swan (London: Jonathan Cape, ). Antarctic Science, edited by DWH Walton, with contributions by CSM Doake, JR File Size: KB. JAMES CRAWFORD* AND DONALD R ROTHWELL** INTRODUCTION. Australia has a considerable history in Antarctica.

From the early twentieth century era of explorers such as Sir Douglas Mawson to the flights of aviatorladventurer Dick Smith, Australians have had a continuing interest in the continent.

During the past few years this interest has grown, most recently manifesting itself in the debate over the. ✏International Law and the Antarctic Treaty System Book Summary: This book provides an invaluable up-to-date survey of the legal framework for Antarctic activities, written by an author with direct practical experience of the Antarctic Treaty system.

Gillian Triggs: International Law and Australian Sovereignty in Antarctica. Author I A Shearer. Please access a pdf of this article using the link to the left. The Antarctic Treaty System (ATS), founded upon the Antarctic Treaty ofhas proved to be one of the successes of twentieth century international law and di- plomacy.

Over the last 50 years, the Antarctic Treaty has preserved the Antarctic continent as a zone of peace and cooperative scientific research and provided an effective model for the management of regions beyond the limits of national. fundamental ambiguity of Antarctica in international law. The system preserves a pragmatic compromise whereby territorial claims are ‘frozen,’ 1 The respective dates of claim are: ArgentinaAustraliaChileFranceNew ZealandNorway and the UK Author: Andrew Blackie.

Australia's claim to the Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT) is not widely recognised internationally. Discussing enforcement of Australian domestic law in the Southern Ocean, defending the.

international law requiring coastal State sovereignty to have been formally recognised before a maritime claim can be asserted It therefore remains open to the territorial claimants to assert maritime claims offshore Antarctica.

15 This is a question considered in some detail by Joyner CC, Antarctica and the Law. The AAT is an exceptional piece of real estate that has been a fact in Australian law since All Australians should feel proud of it. Yet many have only rudimentary consciousness of the region’s significance beyond, at best, heroic era misadventure or the annual whaling conflict.

Sovereignty historically underpinned Australian Antarctic policy. The International Law of Antarctica addresses the crucial question of how international law can respond to claims that will certainly shape tomorrow's Antarctica. The author adopts a policy-oriented approach and focuses on the primary issue of determining the effective norms by which the process of value shaping and sharing develops in Cited by: The geopolitics of Antarctic governance: sovereignty and strategic denial in Australia's Antarctic policy Article (PDF Available) in Australian Journal Of International Affairs 70(3) Author: Daniel Bray.

Book Description Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach, this book opens new ground for research on territorial disputes. Many sovereignty conflicts remain unresolved around the world. Current solutions in law, political science and international relations generally prove problematic to at least one of the agents part of these differences.

Get this from a library. Australia's sovereignty in Antarctica: the validity of Australia's claim at international law. [Gillian Doreen Triggs; Melbourne University Programme in Antarctic Studies.].

ANTARCTICA IN INTERNATIONAL LAW by Ben Saul and Tim Stephens (eds). Portland, OR: Hart Publishing Ltd. lxxii + pp. Paper $ ISBN: Reviewed by Geoffrey Wandesforde-Smith, Emeritus Professor of Political Science, University of California, Davis.

Email: [email protected] Gillian Triggs, ‘Australian sovereignty in Antarctica: traditional principles of territorial acquisition versus a ‘common heritage’’ in Australia’s Antarctic policy options, S. Cited by: 6. Antarctica, one of the world's last great wildernesses, presents special challenges for international law.

Fears that Antarctica would become a front in the Cold War catalysed agreement on the Antarctic Treaty which neither legitimised nor challenged the existing sovereign claims to the by: 4.

Rothwell, D'Book Review: Salt Water Neighbours: International Ocean Law Relations between the United States and Canada', Australian Year Book of International Law, vol.

29, pp. Rothwell, D & Dalla-Pozza, DNew political paradigm shows early signs of wear, pp. Online copy. The Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT) is a part of East Antarctica administered by the Australian Antarctic Division, an agency of the federal Department of the Environment and g code: + 1x.

Enforcing Australian law in Antarctica: the HSI litigation Abstract Law enforcement in Antarctica is complicated by uncertainties regarding sovereignty and jurisdiction.

In line with the usual practice of the Antarctic Treaty parties, Australia has generally refrained from enforcing its. 1 The principle of sovereignty, ie of supreme authority within a territory, is a pivotal principle of modern international law.

What counts as sovereignty depends on the nature and structure of the international legal order and vice-versa.2 Most of the other, if not all institutions and principles of international law rely, directly or indirectly, on State sovereignty; it suffices to mention.

10 Among many others, see Bernhardt, J. P. A., “ Sovereignty in Antarctica,” California Western International Law Journal 5, no.

2 (); Conforti, Benedetto, “ Territorial Claims in Antarctica: A Modern Way to Deal with an Old Problem,” Cornell International Law Jour no. 2 (), pp. –58; Hemmings, Rothwell, and Scott Cited by: 3.Australia asserts sovereignty over 42 per cent of the Antarctic continent — the Australian Antarctic Territory.

Australia is an original signatory to the Antarctic Treaty, and is staunchly committed to maintaining its strength and effectiveness. Much has changed over Australia’s century of involvement in Antarctica.