Article 1 (10)

“Area” means with respect to a state that is a Contracting Party:

  • (a) the territory under its sovereignty, it being understood that territory includes land, internal waters and the territorial sea; and

  • (b) subject to and in accordance with the international law of the sea: the sea, sea-bed and its subsoil with regard to which that Contracting Party exercises sovereign rights and jurisdiction.

With respect to a Regional Economic Integration Organisation which is a Contracting Party, Area means the Areas of the member states of such Organisation, under the provisions contained in the agreement establishing that Organisation.

 

 

 

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