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Institute of Maritime Law

New commentary - Australia’s aversion to compulsory settlement for maritime boundary disputes comes back to bite it

Published: 19 December 2016

Written by Professor Andrew Serdy - Professor of Public International Law & Ocean Governance, with contributions by Mr Robert Veal - Senior Research Assistant


We are happy to share the full version of a comment piece recently written by Professor Andrew Serdy as an invited blog post for the University of Aberdeen School of Law. 


The background

The long-running saga over the maritime boundaries between Australia and Timor-Leste has been keeping lawyers for both sides busy, with no fewer than four separate legal proceedings in recent years related directly or indirectly to the issue.


To read the full commentary please click below to open a PDF version

For an abridged version making for a somewhat quicker read at the price of some loss of detail, please see here at the website of the University of Aberdeen School of Law

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