Problematic Expansion on Jurisdiction: Some Observation on the South China Sea Arbitration

Author:Xiaoyi Zhang
Pages:449-450
SUMMARY

Following its jurisdictional decision in October 2015, the arbitral tribunal constituted under Annex VII to the UNCLOS issued its final award on July 12, 2016 in the South China Sea Arbitration case. It found overwhelmingly in favor of the Philippines. This article comments on two of the flaws regarding the issue of jurisdiction arising from both preliminary and final awards of the case. It... (see full summary)

 
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Jurisdiction on SCS Arbitration 449
IX JEAIL 2 (2016)
Xiaoyi Zhang
Following its jurisdictional decision in October 2015, the arbitral tribunal constituted
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Keywords
UNCLOS, Annex VII, Arbitral Tribunal, Jurisdiction, South China Sea, Maritime
Delimitation
Problematic Expansion
on Jurisdiction:
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: zhangxiaoyi@cima.gov.cn / 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).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14330/jeail.2016.9.2.07

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