Offshore Ports and Terminals: Hearings Before the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Ninety-third Congress, First Session, on H.R. 5091 ... H.R. 5898 ....
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1973 - 797 pages
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Page 70 - The high seas being open to all nations, no State may validly purport to subject any part of them to its sovereignty. Freedom of the high seas is exercised under the conditions laid down by these articles and by the other rules of international law.
Page 87 - Freedom of the high seas is exercised under the conditions laid down by these articles and by the other rules of international law. It comprises, inter alia, both for coastal and non-coastal States : (1) Freedom of navigation ; (2) Freedom of fishing ; (3) Freedom to lay submarine cables and pipelines; (4) Freedom to fly over the high seas.
Page 419 - The Constitution and laws and civil and political jurisdiction of the United States are extended to the subsoil and seabed of the outer Continental Shelf and to all artificial islands and all installations and other devices permanently or temporarily attached to the seabed...
Page 753 - When committed upon the high seas, or on any other waters within the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United States and out of the jurisdiction of any particular State...
Page 426 - The United States district courts shall have original jurisdiction of cases and controversies arising out of or in connection with...
Page 70 - These freedoms, and others which are recognized by the general principles of international law, shall be exercised by all States with reasonable regard to the interests of other States in their exercise of the freedom of the high seas.
Page 87 - The rights of the coastal State over the continental shelf do not affect the legal status of the superjacent waters as high seas, or that of the air space above those waters.
Page 426 - Shelf, and proceedings with respect to any such case or controversy may be instituted in the judicial district in which any defendant resides or may be found, or in the judicial district of the adjacent State nearest the place where the cause of action arose.