in the best interests of the person concerned, be motivated by a desire to bring about his death”. This means, in other words, that the notion of “best interests” relates to the beneﬁts and burdens of the treatment itself (and may eventually jus- tify the withholding or withdrawal of life
its work for the promotion of sustainable whaling based on the best scientific evidence available.
The resolution was rejected by a vote of 27 in favor, 41 against, with 2 abstentions.
Japan’s decision to withdraw from the icrw appears to be more politically motivated than commercially
tunicates. 3 When LOSC was negotiated, it was assumed that the lack of sunlight did not allow any form of life at depths of more than 6,000 metres. The negotiations concentrated efforts in a regime for the exploitation of minerals, as the convening of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the
enclaves the maritime zones of a number of Australian islands, it creates what might be described as a joint development zone (JDZ),3 which seeks, amongst other things, to protect the rights and traditional way of life of the people of the region. Thirdly, within the area in which the Treaty applies is
controversy. For a discussion of the meaning of the LOSC terms "natural resources" and "living resources", see D. Owen, "The application of the Wild Birds Directive beyond the territorial sea of European Community Member States", (2001) 13 Journal of' Environmental Law 39, 49-56. The author argues that the
maritime entitlements on the basis of size. The Tribunal considers that the travaux make clear that – although size may correlate to the availability of water, food, living space, and resources for an economic life – size cannot be dispositive of a feature’s status as a fully entitled island or rock and
proposals recently tabled in the context of the IMO preparations being made for a review Conference of the states parties aimed at adopting measures to reinforce the regulations of the SUA Convention. Piracy Introduction Historical Background Piracy seems to have been, for many centuries, a way of life for
regime for deep sea-bed mining motivated four states (including the United States) to vote against the adoption of the final text, while a group of 17 states (including the Netherlands) abstained from voting.5 5 While the LOS Convention entered into force on 16 November 1994-one year after the sixtieth
access; and that few have been the occasions when parochial self-interests have motivated transit or coastal states to deny LLS these rights. However, this potentially enduring problem can only be resolved by the universal and unequivocal adoption of the right of access as a basic right of LLS within the
stocks are held at equilibrium by one or several controlling factors has been replaced with a much deeper understanding of the dynamics of ﬁsh stocks. 7 De Klemm C., “Living Resources of the Ocean,” in Johnston D., Environmental Law of the Sea (1981) IUCN Publishing, Gland, Switzerland, 71–84. 8