Terror Australis - How Maritime
This paper will examine maritime terrorism and discuss its effects on Australia by an examination of:
- the growing threat of maritime terrorism;
- the characteristics of piracy and whether maritime terrorism fits within the current definition of piracy;the International Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation and its Protocol;
- Australia's efforts in this legal arena including the adoption of the Convention and Protocol into domestic law;
- Australia's efforts to fight terrorism generally and at sea.
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