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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Updated 4 March 2013

SUBMISSION IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE DEPOSIT OBLIGATIONS PURSUANT TO THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA (UNCLOS)

  M.Z.N. 66. 2009 of 10 March 2009: Deposit of a list of geographical coordinates of points defining straight baselines, as contained in Decision No. 5/2009 of the United Arab Emirates Ministerial Council with respect to the Application of Straight Baselines System to a Part of the Coast of the United Arab Emirates

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 16(2)

LOSIC No. 29

Decision No. 5/2009 in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 69;

Communications received by the Secretary-General in connection with the deposit of charts and/or lists of geographical coordinates of points

  Saudi Arabia: Communication from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia, transmitted by a letter dated 13 August 2009, from the Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations (Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 71)

United Arab Emirates: Note dated 12 November 2009

Communications received by the Secretary-General in connection with the submission in reference to due publicity obligations

N/A


OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Declaration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs concerning the Exclusive Economic Zone and its delimitation of 25 July 1980
 Federal Law No. 19 of 1993 in respect of the delimitation of the maritime zones of the United Arab Emirates, 17 October 1993
Circular No. 34 of 1994 concerning the entry of vessels into the seaports of the United Arab Emirates and their departure therefrom, 24 May 1994
Decision No. 5/2009 of the United Arab Emirates Ministerial Council with respect to the Application of Straight Baselines System to a Part of the Coast of the United Arab Emirates (Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 69)

Piracy

National Legislation

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Iran

 Offshore Boundary Agreement between Iran and Dubai, 31 August 1974

with Oman

 Not available.
with Qatar
 Agreement between Qatar and Abu Dhabi on the settlement of maritime boundaries and ownership of islands , 20 March 1969 (entry into force: 20 March 1969; registration #  I-43372; registration date:14 December 2006, link to UNTS)

with Saudi Arabia

 Agreement on the delimitation of boundaries, 21 August 1974 (entry into force: 21 August 1974; registration # I-30250; registration date:9 September 1993, link to UNTS)

Additional relevant material

Saudi Arabia: Communication  dated 11 April 2007 concerning the Agreement between Qatar and Abu Dhabi on the settlement of maritime boundaries and ownership of islands , 20 March 1969
United Arab Emirates: Note dated 16 June 2009 concerning the Joint Minutes on the land and maritime boundaries to the Agreement of 4 December 1965 between the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the delimitation of the offshore and land boundaries, 5 July 2008
Saudi Arabia: Note verbale dated 9 August 2009 from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia addressed to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates
Saudi Arabia: Note verbale dated 7 November 2009 from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia addressed to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates: Note dated 12 November 2009
Saudi Arabia: Note dated 16 November 2009 containing a response of Saudi Arabia to the memorandum of the United Arab Emirates concerning the Joint Minutes on the land and maritime boundaries to the Agreement of 4 December 1965 between the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the delimitation of the offshore and land boundaries, 5 July 2008
United Arab Emirates: Note dated 27 December 2009
United Arab Emirates: Communication dated 17 November 2011

Other documents and communications

 Offshore boundary agreement between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, 18 February 1968
United Arab Emirates: Note verbale dated 15 March 2010
United Arab Emirates: Note verbale dated 21 March 2010
A/67/684 Letter dated 21 December 2012 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General
 

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