ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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India's Maritime Jurisdiction

The Supreme Court of India's ruling in the case of the two Italian marines who shot two Indian fishermen to death, underscores the objective territorial principle of jurisdiction. It is also a measure of both acquiescence in the protective and passive personality principles of jurisdiction and a recognition of the restrictions on jurisdiction under international law.



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