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The never ending dispute: legal theories on the spatial demarcation boundary plane between airspace and outer space

@inproceedings{Oduntan2003TheNE,
  title={The never ending dispute: legal theories on the spatial demarcation boundary plane between airspace and outer space},
  author={Gbenga Oduntan},
  year={2003}
}
It is a trite observation that there are significant differences between the legal status of the airspace and that of outer space. In the former, states possess exclusive jurisdiction and in the latter there can be no exercise of sovereignty and territorial jurisdiction. The legal distinction between the airspace and outer space and the two bodies of law governing them is not only factual but ultimately very necessary. There is unanimity of opinion among scholars that the ‘airspace is that part… 

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