San Diego Law Review

Library of Congress Authority File


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This article examines the provisions of Part XI of the Informal Composite Negotiating Text, which will serve as a basis for discussion at the seventh UNCLOS conference session. The author claims that there is a strong relationship between the law of the sea and efforts of the developing nations to restructure the world political and economic systems. The author makes several comments on Part XI and suggestions for how it could be reformed to accommodate developing nations in trying to create a new world economic order.