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BAHAMAS

Updated 11 July 2012

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

M.Z.N. 65. 2008. LOS of 23 December 2008: Deposit of list of geographical coordinates of points of the official archipelagic baselines as defined in the Order S.I. No. 107 of 2008, Extraordinary Gazette of 9th December 2008.

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 47(9)

LOSIC No. 29

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

 N/A

CONTINENTAL SHELF BEYOND 200 NAUTICAL MILES FROM THE BASELINES FROM WHICH THE BREADTH OF THE TERRITORIAL SEA IS MEASURED

Preliminary information indicative of the outer limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles in accordance with SPLOS/183

OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Fisheries Resources (Jurisdiction and Conservation) Act, 1977, No. 13 of 16 June 1977
 An Act (No. 37 of 1993) respecting the territorial sea, archipelagic waters, internal waters and the exclusive economic zone

The Archipelagic Waters and Maritime Jurisdiction (Archipelagic Baselines) Order, 8 December 2008 (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 69)

Piracy

Penal Code

 
Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Cuba

 Agreement between the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and the Republic of Cuba for the delimiting line between their maritime zones (entry into force: 9 March 2012; registration #: 49590; registration date: 22 May 2012; link to UNTS)
 

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