Schwarte, C. and L. Siegele
The aim of this guide is to facilitate a better understanding of the legal context, relevant international processes, existing approaches and possible solutions to establishing MPAs beyond national jurisdiction. It is not meant to provide authoritative legal advice, but instead to provide an overview of a wide range of issues. Bearing in mind the potentially diverse readership, this guide focuses on the fundamental connexions between legal instruments and institutions, leaving to one side the more complex exceptions and special cases. Every attempt has been made to present issues in objective, accessible and non legalistic prose.
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