The “monte confurco” case (Seychelles v. France) prompt release

Jayant Mudgal, Student of Law, Amity Law School-I

  1. Paras 27-42 of the Judgment, Text of the judgment can be found in Digest of International Case Law, UN Oceans Affairs and Law of the Sea, pg. 197, United Nations Publications (2007). []
  2. French and Southern Antarctic Lands, Available at http://www.taaf.fr/The-French-Southern-and-Antarctic-Lands (accessed on 25th March 2016). []
  3. It is a French term, which means a written report which is signed and which states the statement of facts []
  4. Valuation of the Bond is available on para. 34 of the judgment []
  5. Valuation of the Bond is available on para 39 of the judgment []
  6. Para. 37 of the judgment []
  7. para 43-45 of the judgment []
  8. Belize v. France List case no.8 2001-04-20 Available at http://www.ecolex.org/elis_isis3w.php?rec_id=000099&database=cou&search_type=link&lang=eng&format_name=@EFALL&page_header=@EPHAV1 (accessed on 25 March 2016). []
  9. United Nations Convention on law of sea, Text available at http://www.un.org/depts/los/convention_agreements/texts/unclos/unclos_e.pdf (accessed on 25th March 2016). []
  10. para. 47-50 of the judgment []
  11. Convention for Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources 1982, Available at http://www.antarctica.gov.au/law-and-treaty/ccamlr (accessed on 26th March 2016). []
  12. Para 51-54 of the judgment []
  13. para 56-60 of the judgment []
  14. Panama v. France, Judgment of 7 February 2000, para 59, Available at https://www.itlos.org/fileadmin/itlos/documents/cases/case_no_5/Judgment.07.02.00.E.pdf(accessed on 26th March 2016). []
  15. para 70 of the judgment []
  16. Supra fn.14, para 69 []
  17. para 88 of the judgment []
  18. For evaluation of the security amount see para 93 of the judgment []
  19. Dissenting Opinion of Judge Anderson, Available at http://www.worldcourts.com/itlos/eng/decisions/2000.12.18_Seychelles_v_France.pdf(Accessed on 26th March 2016). []
  20. Alex G. Oude Elfernik, Donald Rothwell (ed.) Oceans Management in 21st Century: Institutional Frameworks and responses, pg. 286 Martinus Nijhoff Publishers (2004). []
  21. Russian Federation v. Australia ITLOS Case No. 1, ICGJ 344 (ITLOS 2002) Available at https://www.itlos.org/fileadmin/itlos/documents/cases/case_no_11/Judgment.Volga.E.pdf (Accessed on 26th March 2016). []
  22. Supra fn.20, p. 287 []
  23. para 86 of the judgment []
  24. Tafsir Malik Ndaiye, Rudiger Wolfrum (ed.) Law of the Sea, Environmental Law and Settlement of Disputes: Liber Amicorum Judge Thomas Mensah p.342, BRILL (2007). []

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