Maritime jurisdiction in the wider Caribbean a handbook on national legislation

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Published by WAYASBAH in Hamburg .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Caribbean Area.

Subjects:

  • Fishery law and legislation -- Caribbean Area.,
  • Economic zones (Law of the sea) -- Caribbean Area.,
  • Territorial waters -- Caribbean Area.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 229).

Book details

Statementcompiled and edited by Beate M.W. Ratter ; technical assistance by Anja K. Possekel.
ContributionsRatter, Beate M. W.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKGJ803 .M37 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 229 p. :
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL623582M
ISBN 103925682309
LC Control Number96223071

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