Filed Under: International Law; Maritime Law
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Public International Law, 2/e$60.00 – $96.00
A maritime zone commencing immediately beyond a coastal state’s territorial sea and extending to a maximum of twenty-four nautical miles from the coastal state’s baselines; the coastal state enjoys limited enforcement jurisdiction within the contiguous zone with respect to its customs, fiscal, immigration, and sanitary laws.