States rights and obligations in case of illegal drug trafficking by the sea
Nowadays modern society is faced with growing problem of drug abuse and for states it is necessary to take action about its. It is really important for each country to make an effective system of measures against drug abuse. But at the same time, on the international level there should be established legal instruments on States actions against transnational crimes, connected with drug abuse. One of these crimes is illegal transportation of drugs by the sea areas. Illegal drug trafficking by the sea is a dangerous and complicated crime for prosecution. From the one hand world trade has to be over States control in order to prevent that crime. Also all the people on board the ship are obliged to be over the restriction of the States for the same reason. So, illegal drug trafficking destroy social and economic communication between States. From the other hand, if the drugs are transferred from one country to another, it is quite complicated for the State to prosecute that crime because the criminals, evidence, witness and other are located in different countries, within the jurisdiction of different States. Also in a process of drug transportation different maritime areas can be used. In each of the zone States have different volume of rights and obligations. So, it is really important to identify which rights and obligations States have in case of illegal drug trafficking by the sea. This explains the choice of topic of the thesis “States rights and obligations in case of illegal drug trafficking by the sea”.
PublisherUiT Norges arktiske universitet
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
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