Deep Seabed Mining: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Oceanography of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, on H.R. 1270, H.R. 6017, H.R. 11879 ...
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Oceanography
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976 - Marine mineral resources - 575 pages
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Page 97 - Congress hereby finds and declares — (a) that marine resources, including animal and vegetable life and mineral wealth, constitute a far-reaching and largely untapped asset of immense potential significance to the United States; and (b) that it is in the national interest of the United States to...
Page 18 - Nations. 2. For each State ratifying or acceding to the Convention after the deposit of the twenty-second instrument of ratification or accession, the Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after deposit by such State of its instrument of ratification or accession.
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Page 3 - No State shall claim or exercise sovereignty or sovereign rights over any part of the Area or its resources, nor shall any State or natural or juridical person appropriate any part thereof. No such claim or exercise of sovereignty or sovereign rights nor such appropriation shall be recognized. 2. All rights in the resources of the Area are vested in mankind as a whole, on whose behalf the Authority shall act.
Page 390 - ... common heritage of mankind. 2 The area shall not be subject to appropriation by any means by States or persons, natural or juridical, and no State shall claim or exercise sovereignty or sovereign rights over any part thereof.
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