The international law of territorial waters: with special reference to the coasts of Scotland
Newlands, William Michie
In this exercise an attempt has been made to examine the international law relating to territorial waters as it affects Scotland. The restriction of the subject to its application to a relatively small portion of the maritime waters claimed as territorial precludes mention of much which would require notice in a more comprehensive study of territorial waters generally. Reference has necessarily been made to the practice of States in other parts of the globe with the twofold object of ascertaining where possible the law applicable to Scottish territorial waters and of obtaining a proper perspective of that law.The work is divided into two parts. Part I is treated historically to illustrate, from the Scottish standpoint, the development of a. situation which brought about freedom of the seas and the restriction of territorial waters. Part II deals with the modern international law as the essayist conceives it to be.