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The waters under the jurisdiction of a state, especially the part of the sea within a stated distance of the shore (traditionally three miles from low-water mark).
- ‘Its parliament passed a resolution in 1999 to resume hunting, saying the country had the right to use all marine resources within its territorial waters.’
- ‘‘If it takes place in territorial waters, it is the responsibility of the nations involved,’ he said.’
- ‘Mbagne acquired greater significance with the discovery of huge oil reserves in its territorial waters.’
- ‘A naval squadron was formed in 1975 to protect the country's territorial waters and marine economic zone.’
- ‘Pilots also carry out surveillance and fisheries protection in the country's 132,000 square nautical miles of territorial waters, mostly in the Atlantic.’
- ‘It is important at this time to draw up regulations regarding specifying territorial waters, the number of vessels that can be anchored, and zones for usage.’
- ‘Although the wreck lies within Irish territorial waters, if a painting by Monet was to be found it could become the subject of an ownership claim by the National Gallery in London.’
- ‘The vice regal yacht has now moved into Australian territorial waters.’
- ‘At the time British territorial waters stretched only three miles from the coast and Sealand, although built by the British, was a clear seven miles offshore.’
- ‘Responsibility in providing an emergency response to maritime casualty accidents within Irish territorial waters lies with the Irish Coastguard.’
- ‘Jill Pettis said that fish do not know whether they are swimming into international waters or territorial waters.’
- ‘The Solway Harvester sank in the Irish Sea within the territorial waters of the Isle of Man on January 11.’
- ‘Dsto-developed technology has been selected above several other international contenders to survey and chart US territorial waters.’
- ‘What the coastal state cannot do is to close its territorial waters to foreign ships in innocent passage, even where their cargo presents a significant environmental risk, as in the case of oil tankers.’
- ‘He said the move had become necessary in the light of 1998 legislation in which the islands' territorial waters had been extended by 22 km around the atoll.’
- ‘The country already has in place agreements with Nigeria on the sharing of revenue from a field straddling the territorial waters of the two countries.’
- ‘The government has requested the captain of the vessel to leave our territorial waters and has indicated to him that it will provide every assistance to him in that regard.’
- ‘In December 2000, they also signed a sea-border agreement demarcating territorial waters and exclusive economic zones.’
- ‘Beyond territorial waters, there are no laws, no police and no jurisdiction.’
- ‘Applying the above principles to the Jonathan Swift, it can only infringe when it is within our territorial waters.’
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