Hearings, Reports and Prints of the House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

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Page 116 - Freedom to fly over the high seas. 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 151 - Convention may take such measures on the high seas as may be necessary to prevent, mitigate or eliminate grave and imminent danger to their coastline or related interests from pollution or threat of pollution of the sea by oil, following upon a maritime casualty or acts related to such a casualty, which may reasonably be expected to result in major harmful consequences.
Page 338 - PRESENT: His EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR GENERAL IN COUNCIL. His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of...
Page 125 - The high seas being open to all nations, no State may validly purport to subject any part of them to its sovereignty.
Page 125 - 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 24 - ... the relationship between local shortterm uses of man's environment and the maintenance and enhancement of long-term productivity (5) any irreversible and irretrievable commitment of resources which would be involved in the proposed action should it be implemented.
Page 161 - Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee : It is indeed a pleasure for me to appear before this Committee to urge the enactment of new and higher ceiling legislation for the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.
Page 327 - When two power-driven vessels are meeting on reciprocal or nearly reciprocal courses so as to involve risk of collision each shall alter her course to starboard so that each shall pass on the port side of the other.
Page 327 - When two sailing vessels are approaching one another, so as to involve risk of collision, one of them shall keep out of the way of the other...
Page 328 - Where, by any of these rules, one of two vessels is to keep out of the way, the other shall keep her course and speed.

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