Questions tagged [international-waters]

The terms international waters apply where any of the following types of bodies of water transcend international boundaries: oceans, large marine ecosystems, enclosed or semi-enclosed regional seas and estuaries, rivers, lakes, groundwater systems, and wetlands.

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Can a transnational marriage be performed over international waters?

Me and my fiancé are from two different countries. If we wouldn’t need a visa to get married over a cruise or in international waters, could we legally get married?
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Is the Channel Tunnel in international waters?

Is the Channel Tunnel (the railway tunnel linking Great Britain and France) dug under the seabed considered international waters, or is it always under UK or French territorial waters? EDIT: as some ...
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Is it legal to drink your own alcohol onboard a plane over international waters?

A debate was ensuing at work about consuming your own booze onboard a plane. The FAA can fine you several thousand dollars in the US if you did this, so naturally this led to people theorising ways ...
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Can the ship's captain really perform your wedding when in international waters?

On the question about whether you can get married while travelling, Mark Mayo posted a comment that any marriage has to be on dry land or close to it. But I'm sure all of us have heard of ships' ...