The analysis attempted of the Ugandan expropriations may serve to demonstrate the conflict of interests and doctrine which exists on many questions relating to the expropriation and nationalisation of foreign property In contemporary international law. As has been suggested it is extremely unlikely that Uganda will pay full or prompt compensation. Whatever may be the applicable rules of international customary law in the circumstances and however unsatisfactorily she may have behaved. The Ugandan expropriations demonstrate the limited value of investment guarantee laws. and of constitutional provisions which provide for prompt and adequate compensation.
The 1967 Six Day War once again brought the Arab-Israeli conflict before the UN Security Council. After five months of intense diplomatic activity, on November 22, 1967 the Security Council accepted unanimously what became known as Resolution 242. The purpose of this paper is to try and depict clearly the legal nature and implications of the resolution within the framework if the United Nations' Charter, and to analyze the principles and standards expressed in the Preamble as well as in the following four paragraphs, from the viewpoint of interoational law and that of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
In spite of the fact that there is today a greater need than ever before, for effective noise control, existing legal remedies are not adequate, as has been shown. The law, in traditional fashion, has been lagging behind technological development. Existing technology is capable of providing substantial relief from a number of offensive noise sources, but, unfortunate1y, legislators have not taken account thereof.
Being conscious of the difficulties of trying to compress into the ambit of a single article even the barest outline of the legal structure and development of international air law, this article will attempt to give a general picture of the legal framework in which international air transport operates.
In the Seabed Committee the USA and the USSR have both tabled draft articles on straits used for international navigation. These draft articles, inter alia would allow submarines in transit through international straits to enjoy the same freedom of navigation as they have on the high seas ie to navigate submerged. At present. Article 14(6) of the Geneva Convention on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone (hereinafter the Territorial Sea Convention) requires that submarines navigate on the surface and show their flag. This article is of general application to all territorial waters, whether within straits or off open coastlines. In this note, it is intended to examine whether the requirements of Article 14(6) are a part of customary international law.