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Updated 28 January 2009

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

 M.Z.N. 48. 2004. LOS of 27 May 2004: Deposit of the list of geographical coordinates of points defining the straight baselines along the coast of Brazil

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points

Relevant article of UNCLOS:16(2)

LOSIC No. 20

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 55

 M.Z.N. 50. 2004. LOS of 30 August 2004: Deposit of the list of geographical coordinates of points defining the outer limit of the Brazilian Exclusive Economic Zone, using the geodetic system WGS-84

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points, using the geodetic system WGS-84

Relevant article of UNCLOS: 75(2)

LOSIC No. 20

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 56

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

Submission to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf made on 17 May 2004

OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Decree No. 63.164 of 24 August 1968, governing Exploration and Research carried out on the Underwater Shelf of Brazil or in the Waters of the Territorial Sea and Internal and Other Waters
 Extract from the Brazilian Constitution on the Organization of the State (Adopted on 5 October 1988)
 Law No. 8.617 of 4 January 1993, on the territorial sea, the contiguous zone, the exclusive economic zone and the continental shelf
 List of geographical coordinates of points defining the straight baselines along the coast of Brazil (Deposited by Brazil with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, under UNCLOS, on 11 May 2004) (see Bulletin 55, p. 25)
 List of geographical coordinates of points defining the outer limit of the Brazilian Exclusive Economic Zone (deposited by Brazil with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, under UNCLOS, on 27 August 2004) (see Bulletin 56, p.15)

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with France

 Maritime delimitation Treaty between the Federative Republic of Brazil and the French Republic (French Guyana), 30 January 1981(entry into force: 19 October 1983; registration #: 22476; registration date: 22 November 1983; link to UNTS)

with Uruguay

 Exchange of notes constituting an Agreement between the Government of Brazil and the Government of Uruguay on the definitive demarcation of the sea outlet of the River Chui and the lateral maritime border 21 July 1972 (entry into force: 12 June 1975. registration #: 17411; registration date: 20 December 1978; link to UNTS)

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