transit passage


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transit passage

The nonsuspendable right of continuous and expeditious navigation and/or overflight in the normal mode through an international strait linking one part of the high seas (or exclusive economic zone) with another.
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(123) Foreign ships exercising the right of transit passage shall comply with the regulations, but the rules must not discriminate in form or in fact among foreign flagged vessels.
Convention on the Law of the Seas calls for the right of transit passage "between one part of the high seas ...
Therein, all ships and aircraft enjoy the right of transit passage, in accordance with international law as reflected in the 1982 Law of the Sea Convention.
The officer said that the information given to the pilot had been wrong and that a special transit passage had now been set up for crew members disembarking to enter the airport.
(28) While exercising the right of transit passage, however, ships and aircraft "shall refrain from any activities other than those incident to their normal modes of continuous and expeditious transit." (29)
It is necessary to examine the three regime types of innocent passage, transit passage and archipelagic sea-lanes passage that may apply to sea-lanes in the Asia-Pacific, and to identify the navigational rights associated with each of these.
It was the fourth transit passage for Sovcomflot from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean through the Arctic.
Chairman of Diyarbakir Bar Aktar said the visit should not be limited with "transit passage".
Analysts note that the UN Convention on the Law of the Seas calls for the right of transit passage "between one part of the high seas ...
The mandate will also authorize the transit passage of foreign army units headed for Afghanistan for the same purpose for a two-year period
Isik Kosaner and ask for permission for transit passage of the heavy armament in Iraq.
Eventually, Turkey had to comply with the requests to open a corridor for Kobani and to allow a transit passage for northern Iraqi forces to Kobani in support of the PYD.

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