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Updated 26 June 2014

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

M.Z.N. 7. 1996. LOS of 5 July 1996: Deposit of lists of geographical coordinates as contained in the Declaration on the Baselines of the Territorial Sea of the Peoples Republic of China of 15 May 1996

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points

Relevant article of UNCLOS: 16(2)

LOSIC No. 4 and No. 9

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 32

M.Z.N. 51. 2004. LOS of 17 September 2004: Deposit of the list of geographical coordinates of points (geodetic system ITRF-96), as specified in the Agreement between the People’s Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam on the Delimitation of the Territorial Sea, the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf in Beibu Bay of 25 December 2000

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points

Relevant article of UNCLOS: 16(2); 75(2); 84(2)

LOSIC No. 20

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 56

M.Z.N. 89. 2012. LOS of 21 September 2012: Deposit of a chart and of a list of geographical coordinates as contained in the Statement of the Government of the People’s Republic of China on the Baselines of the Territorial Sea of Diaoyu Dao and its Affiliated Islands

Relevant article of UNCLOS: 16(2)

LOSIC No. 36

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 80

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

Communication from the Government of Japan dated 24 September 2012 English | French

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

Submission to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf in part of the East China Sea made on 14 December 2012


OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

Law on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone of 25 February 1992
Declaration of the Government of the People's Republic of China on the baselines of the territorial sea, 15 May 1996
Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf Act of 26 June 1998 and Order by the Chairman of the People's Republic of China No. 6

Piracy

CAP 200 Crimes Ordinance
CAP 200A Suppression of Piracy Regulations

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Viet Nam

Agreement between the People’s Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam on the delimitation of the territorial seas, the exclusive economic zones and continental shelves in Beibu Bay/Bac Bo Gulf (List of Geographical Coordinates of Points), 25 December 2000 (entry into force: 30 June 2004; registration #: 41860; registration date: 12 October 2005; link to UNTS) (see also Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 56, p. 137)

Additional relevant material

Viet Nam: Letter dated 7 May 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Viet Nam to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/68/870

China: Letter dated 22 May 2014 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of China to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/68/887

Viet Nam: Letter dated 28 May 2014 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Viet Nam to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/68/897

Viet Nam: Letter dated 6 June 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Viet Nam to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/68/906

China: Letter dated 9 June 2014 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of China to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/68/907

 

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