The criminal jurisdiction of the coastal state should not be exercised on board a foreign ship passing through the territorial sea1 to arrest any person or to conduct any investigation in connection with a crime committed on board a ship during its passage through the territorial sea unless2:
(1) the consequences of the crime extend to the coastal state;
(2) the crime is of a kind to disturb the peace of the country or the good order of the territorial sea;
(3) the captain or the consul of the country whose flag the ship flies has requested the assistance
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