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

M.Z.N. 6. 1996. LOS of 30 June 1996: Confirmation that the list of geographical coordinates and chart (straight baselines) previously submitted were still valid and deposit thereof

 

Relevant article of UNCLOS:16(2)

LOSIC No. 4 and No. 9

SP IV [1]/, p. 41

Chart (original at DOALOS/OLA)

M.Z.N. 47. 2004. LOS of 20 April 2004: Deposit of a nautical chart showing the median line as referred to in the Agreement between the Republic of Cyprus and the Arab Republic of Egypt on the delimitation of the exclusive economic zone of 17 February 2003 and the list of geographical coordinates of points defining that line

 

Relevant article of UNCLOS: 75(2)

LOSIC No. 20

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 52

Chart (original at DOALOS/OLA)

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

 N/A, see also additional relevant material below

SUBMISSION IN REFERENCE TO DUE PUBLICITY OBLIGATIONS PURSUANT TO THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA (UNCLOS)

Regulation of the Innocent Passage of Ships in the Territorial Waters Law, 2011

OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

The Territorial Sea Law, No. 45 of 1964
Information concerning the outer limit of the continental shelf
Continental Shelf Law, Law No. 8 of 5 April 1974
Geographical coordinates showing baselines for measuring the breadth of the territorial sea, 1993
Law to provide for the Proclamation of the Contiguous Zone by the Republic of Cyprus, 2 April 2004
Law to provide for the Proclamation of the Exclusive Economic Zone by the Republic of Cyprus, 2 April 2004

Piracy

Piracy National Legislation

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland,
Greece and Turkey

Treaty between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Hellenic Republic, the Republic of Turkey and the Republic of Cyprus concerning the Establishment of the Republic of Cyprus (Annex A of Original Agreement), 16 August 1960 (entry into force: 16 August 1960;  registration #: 5476; registration date: 12 December 1960; link to UNTS)
Treaty between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Hellenic Republic, the Republic of Turkey and the Republic of Cyprus concerning the Establishment of the Republic of Cyprus, 16 August 1960. Exchange of notes (with Declaration) between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Cyprus concerning the administration of the Sovereign Base Areas referred to in Article 1 of the above-mentioned Treaty, 16 August 1960 (entry into force: 16 August 1960; registration #: 5476; registration date: 12 December 1960; link to UNTS)
Treaty between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Hellenic Republic, the Republic of Turkey and the Republic of Cyprus concerning the Establishment of the Republic of Cyprus, 16 August 1960. Exchange of notes between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Cyprus concerning the future of the Sovereign Base Areas referred to in article 1 of the above-mentioned Treaty, 16 August 1960 (entry into force: 16 August 1960; registration #: 5476; registration date: 12 December 1960; link to UNTS)

with Egypt

Agreement between the Republic of Cyprus and the Arab Republic of Egypt on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone, 17 February 2003 (entry into force: 7 March 2004; registration #: I-44649; registration date: 14 January 2008; link to UNTS)

with Israel

 Agreement between the Government of the State of Israel and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone, signed in Nicosia on 17 December 2010 (entry into force: 25 February 2011; registration #:I-48387 ; registration date: 9 March 2011; link to UNTS) (pdf file, Annex II)

Additional relevant material

Turkey: Information note concerning Turkey’s objection to the Agreement between the Republic of Cyprus and the Arab Republic of Egypt on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone, 17 February 2003 (Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 54)

Cyprus: Statement dated 28 December 2004 of the position of the Government of the Republic of Cyprus with respect to the information note by Turkey, concerning the latter's objection to the Agreement between the Republic of Cyprus and the Arab Republic of Egypt on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone of 17 February 2003 (Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 57)

Greece: communication dated 24 February 2005 from the Government of Greece concerning Turkey’s objection to the Agreement between the Republic of Cyprus and the Arab Republic of Egypt on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone of 17 February 2003 (Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 57)

Turkey: communication dated 4 October 2005 from the Government of Turkey concerning the Statement of Position by the Greek Cypriot Authorities with respect to the Information Note by Turkey, concerning Turkey’s objection to the Agreement between the Greek Cypriot Authorities and the Arab Republic of Egypt on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone of 17 February 2003 (Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 59)

Cyprus: Note verbale dated 19 October 2006 from the Permanent Mission Republic of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations concerning the communication dated 4 October 2005 from Turkey (Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 62)

Lebanon: A letter dated 20 June 2011 from the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Emigrants of Lebanon addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations concerning the Agreement between the Government of the State of Israel and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone, signed in Nicosia on 17 December 2010 Arabic | English

Cyprus: Letter dated 15 June 2012 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/66/851

Cyprus: Letter dated 17 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/68/537–S/2013/622

Cyprus: Letter dated 29 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/68/555–S/2013/634

Cyprus: Letter dated 12 November 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/68/593–S/2013/662

Cyprus: Letter dated 5 December 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/68/644–S/2013/720

Cyprus: Letter dated 13 February 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/68/759


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