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Judge Peter Tomka

Judge Peter Tomka
President
International Court of Justice

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Boundary Delimitation
Maritime Delimitation
The Contribution of the International Court of Justice to the Development of the Law of Maritime Delimitation
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Boundary Delimitation
Maritime Delimitation
The Contribution of the International Court of Justice
to the Development of the Law of Maritime Delimitation
A. Legal Instruments
Convention on the Continental Shelf, Geneva, 29 April 1958, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 499, p. 311.

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Montego Bay, 10 December 1982, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1833, p.3.
B. Jurisprudence
International Court of Justice, Fisheries Case (United Kingdom v. Norway), Judgment of 18 December 1951, I.C.J. Reports 1951, p. 116.

International Court of Justice, North Sea Continental Shelf Cases (Federal Republic of Germany/Denmark; Federal Republic of Germany/Netherlands), Judgment of 20 February 1969, I.C.J. Reports 1969, p. 3.

International Court of Justice, Aegean Sea Continental Shelf (Greece v. Turkey), Judgment of 19 December 1978, I.C.J. Reports 1978, p. 3.

International Court of Justice, Continental Shelf (Tunisia/Libyan Arab Jamahiriya), Judgment of 24 February 1982, I.C.J. Reports 1982, p. 18.

International Court of Justice, Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary in the Gulf of Maine Area, Judgment of 12 October 1984, I.C.J. Reports 1984, p. 246.

International Court of Justice, Continental Shelf (Libyan Arab Jarnahiriya/Malta), Judgment of 3 June 1985, I.C.J. Reports 1985, p. 13.

International Court of Justice, Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions between Qatar and Bahrain (Qatar v. Bahrain), Judgment of 16 March 2001, I.C.J. Reports 2001, p. 40.

International Court of Justice, Case Concerning the Land and Maritime Boundary between Cameroon and Nigeria (Cameroon v. Nigeria: Equatorial Guinea intervening), Judgment of 10 October 2002, I.C.J. Reports 2002, p. 303.

International Court of Justice, Maritime Delimitation in the Black Sea (Romania v. Ukraine), Judgment of 3 February 2009, I.C.J. Reports 2009, p. 61.

International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Dispute Concerning Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary Between Bangladesh and Myanmar in the Bay of Bengal (Bangladesh/Myanmar), Case No. 16, Judgment of 14 March 2012.