Jurisdiction on SCS Arbitration 449
IX JEAIL 2 (2016)
Following its jurisdictional decision in October 2015, the arbitral tribunal constituted
UNCLOS, Annex VII, Arbitral Tribunal, Jurisdiction, South China Sea, Maritime
Some Observation on the
South China Sea Arbitration
∗ Research fellow in China Institute for Marine Affairs (CIMA). LL.B. (Zhejiang U.), LL.M. (Indiana), Ph.D. (CUPL).
ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8641-935X. The author may be contacted at: email@example.com / Address:
#3 Maguanying Jiayuan, China Institute for Marine Affairs, State Oceanic Administration, Fengtai District, Beijing
100161 P.R. China. This paper is supported by China’s 2016 National Social Science Fund “Dilemma and Outlet of the
South China Sea Arbitration: A Procedural Perspective” (16CFX068).