PCA Orders India To Return Marine To Italy Pending Arbitration

(May 13, 2016, 9:16 AM EDT) -- THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) on May 3 issued an order granting a request by Italy for provisional measures in a case filed against India under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), ordering that the parties reach an agreement on the return of a marine being detained by India to Italy (The Enrica Lexie Incident [Italy v. India], No. 2015-28, PCA).

(Request for provisional measures available. Document #05-160524-023X.)

The tribunal said that on April 29, it...
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