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#192 - arthless (12/04/2013) [-]
well this is legal because you are not on any country not even on a planet so go ahead and smoke that 						****
well this is legal because you are not on any country not even on a planet so go ahead and smoke that ****
User avatar #197 to #192 - danyoung (12/04/2013) [-]
Sorry for this, but no. If you are from the NASA, the rockets are propiety of the U.S.A, so you are in territory of U.S.A (In the case of the NASA)
User avatar #229 to #197 - toastedspikes (12/04/2013) [-]
Actually the ISS isn't (only) US property:

"The Intergovernmental Agreement allows the Space Station Partners States to extend their national jurisdiction in outer space, so the elements they provide (e.g. laboratories) are assimilated to the territories of the Partners States.

The basic rule is that 'each partner shall retain jurisdiction and control over the elements it registers and over personnel in or on the Space Station who are its nationals' (Article 5 of the Intergovernmental Agreement).

This means that the owners of the Space Station - the United States, Russia, the European Partner, Japan and Canada - are legally responsible for the respective elements they provide. The European States are being treated as one homogenous entity, called the European Partner on the Space Station. But any of the European States may extend their respective national laws and regulations to the European elements, equipment and personnel.

This extension of national jurisdiction determines what laws are applicable for activities occurring on a Partner’s Space Station elements (e.g. European law in the European Columbus Laboratory). This legal regime recognises the jurisdiction of the Partner States’s courts and allows the application of national laws in such areas as criminal matters, liability issues, and protection of intellectual property rights. Any conflicts of jurisdiction between the Partners may be resolved through the application of other rules and procedures already developed nationally and internationally.
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User avatar #204 to #197 - zaiopeperse (12/04/2013) [-]
Hadtfield is canadian, though, but yeah, I'm sure the same rules apply, just correcting your use of NASA
User avatar #205 to #204 - danyoung (12/04/2013) [-]
Thanks to you and to lonesoldier, i was put that example because i had no idea what country was. Excuse me eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee princess
User avatar #207 to #205 - zaiopeperse (12/04/2013) [-]
oh, I didn't see his comment, as for the last part, you're excused
#206 to #205 - lonesoldier (12/04/2013) [-]
It is okay, you have gathered more knowledge.
#203 to #197 - lonesoldier (12/04/2013) [-]
Not when it is a Canadian space ship.
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