Meaning of Archipelago Doctrine Philippine Law and International Law
PLUG Law : Meaning of Archipelago Doctrine
1987 Philippine Constitution Article 1 National Territory, Meaning of Archipelago Doctrine
Meaning of Archipelago Doctrine
Under this doctrine, the Philippine Archipelago is considered as one integrated unit instead of being divided into more than seven thousand island. This assertion together with the application of the straight baseline method, is what is referred as the Archipelagic Doctrine.
Archipelagic Doctrine , by using this Method, the outermost point of our archipelago are connected with straight baseline and all waters inside the baseline are considered as internal waters.
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