hovering act


noun International Law.

an act forbidding or restricting the loitering of foreign or domestic vessels within the prescribed limits of a coastal nation.
an act stipulating that foreign vessels may be boarded and their shipping manifests checked by the appropriate government officials beyond the three-mile limit of a coastal nation.

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