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The Competence of Coastal States with respect to Marine Pollution by Ships: The Belgian and South-African Experience and Possible Lessons to be learned from recent European Initiatives

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Reference no: P101/OZR143
Period: December 1996 till November 2002
Status: Completed

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  • Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid; Vakgroep Internationaal Publiekrecht; Maritiem Instituut, more
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Faculteit Recht en Criminologie; Vakgroep Internationaal en Europees Recht; Centrum voor Internationaal Recht, more
  • Institutionele werkingstoelagen (v.d. overheid), more, sponsor
  • Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid; Vakgroep Internationaal Publiekrecht, more, sponsor

The results of this project of the Ministry of the Flemish Community, Science, Innovation and Media Department, will consist of the following items:
1. general overview and critical analysis of the international legal framework concerning marine pollution by ships;
2. general overview of the Belgian and South-African legislation in this area, comparison of these legislations;
3. critical analysis of the national legislations and their accordance with the international legal framework;
4. regional European and African initiatives and their impact on the issue;
5. proposals for further improvement and new initiatives in the field of these national legislations and possible regional approaches;
6. suggestions for a better application and compliance with the national, regional and international rules concerning marine pollution by ships.

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