Flag state jurisdiction under the united nations
convention on the Law of the sea : the case study of Thai vessels.
by Siriwipa Areesaman. (1998); Master degree thesis.
*(The Full Text view in Thai Language only)*.
The objective of this study is to study about
jurisdiction of flag state according to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the
Sea as of year 1982. The convention indicates about all activities concerned with flag
state; i.e. the marine casualty or incident of navigation, the protection and preservation
of the marine environment, the conservation and management of the living resources. I will
study this convention and Thai laws, then analyze to see of their connection and
differences. From the study we found that Thai laws although have some connection about
the area concerned, however the detail is not well defined and not qite clear to implement
the provision of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the law of the Sea. Therefore this
will negatively effect to Thailand as flag as a whole. Therefore, we should make some
improvements to our Thai laws, to be more standardize and follow the provision of that