National Territory, Definition (with Illustration)

Philippines Projected Maritime Regimes

Philippines Projected Maritime Regimes

Archipelogic Doctrine

Archipelogic Doctrine

Article 1 of the 1987 Philippine Constitution states –

“The national territory comprises the Philippine archipelago, with all the islands and waters embraced therein, and all other territories over which the Philippines has sovereignty or jurisdiction, consisting of its terrestrial, fluvial and aerial domains, including its territorial sea, the seabed, the subsoil, the insular shelves, and other submarine areas. The waters around between, the connecting the islands of the archipelago, regardless of their breadth and dimensions, from part of the internal waters of the Philippines.”

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