House OKs 3 bills protecting Phl territorial waters
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The House of Representatives has passed three measures aimed at protecting the country's territorial waters and marine resources, Feliciano Belmonte Jr. announced before the chamber adjourned on Wednesday. Approved were the Prevention of Marine Pollution Act, Delineation of the Marine Zones of the Philippines and Establishment of Archipelagic Sea in the Philippine waters. The last two measures are expected to boost the country's claim over the West Philippine Sea.
Romero, P. (2015, June 13). House OKs 3 bills protecting Phl territorial waters. Philippine Star, p. 7.
Territorial waters; Disputes; Law of the sea; International law; Marine pollution; Pollution monitoring; Pollution legislation; Jurisdiction; Exclusive economic zone; United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea; Marine Pollution Adjudication Board; United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS); Belmonte, Feliciano Jr; Bagatsing, Amado
- The Philippine Star 
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