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Title: Contiguous Zone
Contributor(s): Moore, Cameron  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2010
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Abstract: A zone contiguous to the territorial sea, extending no further than 24 nautical miles from the territorial sea baseline, in which the coastal state may exercise limited control with respect to customs, fiscal, immigration or sanitation laws. Australia has declared a contiguous zone. See 'Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973' (Cth ); UN Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 Art 33; 'Customs Act 1901' (Cth ); 'Migration Act 1958' (Cth). 'See also' AUSTRALIAN WATERS.
Publication Type: Entry In Reference Work
Source of Publication: Australian Law Dictionary, p. 137-137
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Place of Publication: South Melbourne, VIC, Australia
ISBN: 9780195557558
Field of Research (FOR): 180199 Law not elsewhere classified
180116 International Law (excl International Trade Law)
HERDC Category Description: N Entry In Reference Work
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