//
you're reading...
The South China Sea Arbitration

Bulletin No. 3 from the Permanent Court of Arbitration: Continuation of first round of PH arguments (Day 2)

The Peace Palace at The Hague, Netherlands.

The Peace Palace at The Hague, Netherlands.

Bulletin No. 3 of Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte on the Continuation of the First Round of the Philippines’ Arguments (Day 2)

[Released on July 9, 2015, the Hague, Netherlands]

For the continuation of the First Round of Arguments, the Philippines’ lawyers further explained to the Arbitral Tribunal how the case does not constitute specific exemptions under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), which would preclude the tribunal from exercising jurisdiction over the case.

During the morning hearing, Professor Philippe Sands briefly addressed questions propounded by a member of the tribunal from yesterday’s hearing. Advocates Lawrence H. Martin, Professor Bernard H. Oxman and Paul S. Reichler took turns presenting arguments involving various points on why the Philippines’ claims fall squarely within the jurisdiction of the tribunal.

For the afternoon hearing, Professor Alan Boyle presented to the tribunal arguments regarding the strength of the Philippines’ environmental and fishing claims against China. Professor Philippe Sands closed the First Round of Arguments by summarizing the submissions of the Philippines presented in the course of the hearings.

The article was originally posted at http://www.gov.ph/2015/07/09/bulletin-3-arbitral-tribunal-the-hague/

Advertisements

Discussion

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow South China Sea Research on WordPress.com

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 142 other followers

%d bloggers like this: