The Palk Strait project : a transit passage regime for a canal?
Mohd Hazmi Mohd Rusli
Date of Issue2012
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
An Indian government project to dig an 83 km long canal to deepen the Palk Strait between Sri Lanka and the Indian sub-continent, raises the prospect of the Strait being opened to international traffic when completed. Will the transit passage regime apply in the Palk Strait to international maritime navigation?
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 087-12