Features of the sovereignty of Norway above Spitsbergen under the Parisian treaty of 1920

Oreshenkov, Alexander (2010) Features of the sovereignty of Norway above Spitsbergen under the Parisian treaty of 1920. Moscow journal of international law, 2003, No. 2.

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Abstract

Modern international legal position of Spitsbergen is considered as a phenomenon in international law. It has been granted to the archipelago and separately located Bear Island on the basis of the Parisian treaty developed at the Versailles peace conference in 1920. The treaty on Spitsbergen defines the state appurtenance of the land territories located between 10° and 35° eastern longitude, 74° and 81° northern longitude, also provides creation of an international legal régime (preamble and article 1) on them.

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    Uncontrolled Keywords: Spitsbergen, International law, polar law, Versailles 1920
    Subjects: Peoples, Cultures and Societies > Law and Policy
    Organizations: Unspecified
    Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2010 10:10
    URI: http://library.arcticportal.org/id/eprint/699

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