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Boat people: legal and practical considerations

Lloyd's Shipping & Trade Law

Boat people: legal and practical considerations

On 30 September 2015, the workshop “Boat people: some legal and practical considerations relating to migration by sea” was organised by the Institute of Maritime Law at the University of Southampton. The first panel considered legal aspects of search and rescue as applicable in the context of boat people, and the second was dedicated to issues arising for the commercial shipping industry, with a talk also on the medical rights of rescued persons.

First panel: rescue at sea

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