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in·no·cent pas·sage

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  1. Innocent passage

    Innocent passage is a concept in law of the sea which allows for a vessel to pass through the territorial waters of another state subject to certain restrictions. The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea defines innocent passage as: Passage is innocent so long as it is not prejudicial to the peace, good order or security of the coastal State. Such passage shall take place in conformity with this Convention and with other rules of international law.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. innocent passage

    The right of all ships to engage in continuous and expeditious surface passage through the territorial sea and archipelagic waters of foreign coastal states in a manner not prejudicial to its peace, good order, or security. Passage includes stopping and anchoring, but only if incidental to ordinary navigation or necessary by force majeure or distress, or for the purpose of rendering assistance to persons, ships, or aircraft in danger or distress.

How to pronounce innocent passage?

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How to say innocent passage in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of innocent passage in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of innocent passage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of innocent passage in a Sentence

  1. Julian Ku:

    (B)y limiting the USS Lassen's transit to an 'innocent passage,' the U.S. is implicitly recognizing that China is entitled to a 12 nm (nautical mile) territorial sea around its artificial island on Subi Reef.

  2. United States Navy:

    This freedom of navigation operation upheld the rights, freedoms, and lawful uses of the sea recognized in international law by challenging the restrictions on innocent passage imposed by China, Vietnam, and Taiwan.

  3. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga:

    Based on a Cabinet resolution last May, if a foreign naval vessel transits our waters for (purposes) other than 'innocent passage', we will order a sea patrol and take the step of having the Self-Defense Force unit order withdrawal.

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