archipelagic sea lanes passage


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archipelagic sea lanes passage

The nonsuspendable right of continuous and expeditious transit through archipelagic waters in the normal mode through and over routes normally used for navigation and overflight.
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HB 4888 empowers the President to designate the archipelagic sea lanes which may be used for the right of archipelagic sea lanes passage and to promulgate rules and regulations relating to associated protective measures to be prescribed in accordance with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Conventions and Regulations within areas along the archipelagic sea lanes.
Foreign ships and aircraft that are conducting archipelagic sea lanes passage shall not deviate more than 25 nautical miles to either side of the axis line of the sea lane.
The bill likewise sets out the rights and obligations of foreign ships and aircraft when exercising the right of archipelagic sea lanes passage over Philippine waters," he pointed out.