law of the sea
- A set of international laws, established by the United Nations convention, that govern various aspects of oceanic issues. This includes the delineation of territorial zones, the rights of passage over the sea, protection of the environment, and handling of international conflicts
- The law of the sea enables countries to resolve international disputes related to the ocean.
- The law of the sea determines the regulations for preserving marine environments.
- The passage rights of ships in international waters are dictated by the law of the sea.