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Updated 12 February 2009

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

  M.Z.N. 1.1995.LOS of 8 March 1995: Deposit of charts and geographical coordinates on the territorial sea and the exclusive economic zone in the Baltic Sea and in the North Sea as contained in:

- Announcement of the Proclamation by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the extension of the breadth of the German territorial sea of 11 November 1994; and
- Proclamation by the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the establishment of an exclusive economic zone of the Federal Republic of Germany in the North Sea and in the Baltic Sea of 25 November 1994

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 16(2); 75(2)

LOSIC No. 1 and No. 9

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 27;
Charts 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

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

[M.Z.N. 4. 1996. LOS of 25 March 1996]:* Sea lanes and traffic separation schemes in the south-western part of the Baltic Sea- Straits ("Belte") and the Sound ("Sund") - and in the North Sea - German Bay

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 22(4); 41(6)

LOSIC No. 3

Charts at DOALOS/OLA

* The issuance of maritime zones notifications in relation to due publicity obligations was discontinued in 1996. States discharge their obligations of due publicity regarding sea lanes and traffic separation schemes under articles 22, 41 and 53 of the Convention, inter alia, through IMO.

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

N/A


OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Declaration by the Federal Government of 20 January 1964
 Act of 24 July 1964 on provisional Determination of Rights Relating to the Continental Shelf as amended on 2 September 1974
 Proclamation of 11 November 1994 by the Government  of the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the extension of the breadth of the German territorial sea
 Proclamation of 25 November 1994 by the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the establishment of  an exclusive economic zone of the Federal Republic of Germany in the North Sea and in the Baltic Sea

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Denmark

 Agreement between the Kingdom of Denmark and the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the delimitation, in the coastal regions, of the continental shelf of the North Sea, 9 June 1965 (entry into force: 27 May 1966; registration #: 8289; registration date: 3 August 1966; link to UNTS)
 Protocol to the Agreement between the Kingdom of Denmark and the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the delimitation, in the coastal regions, of the continental shelf of the North Sea, 9 June 1965 (entry into force: 27 May 1966; registration #: 8289; registration date: 3 August 1966; link to UNTS)
 Special agreement for the submission to the International Court of Justice of a difference between the Kingdom of Denmark and the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the delimitation, as between the Kingdom of Denmark and the Federal Republic of Germany of the continental shelf in the North Sea, 2 February 1967 (entry into force: 2 February 1967; registration #: 8778; registration date: 2 October 1967; link to UNTS)
 Exchange of notes constituting an agreement concerning the delimitation of the borderline between Denmark and the Federal Republic of Germany in the Flensborg Fiord area, 22 and 28 October 1970 (entry into force: 28 October 1970; registration #: 12513; registration date: 15 May 1973; link to UNTS)
 Supplementary Protocol to the Exchange of notes constituting an agreement concerning the delimitation of the borderline between Denmark and the Federal Republic of Germany in the Flensborg Fiord area, Signed at Flensburg on 25 August 1971 and at Abenra on 14 September 1971 (entry into force: 14 September 1971; registration #: 12513; registration date: 15 May 1973; link to UNTS)
 Treaty between the Kingdom of Denmark and the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf under the North Sea (with annexes and exchange of letters), 28 January 1971 (entry into force: 7 December 1972; registration #: 12295; registration date: 21 February 1973; link to UNTS)
 Treaty between the German Democratic Republic and the Kingdom of Denmark on the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf and the Fishery Zones, 14 September 1988 (entry into force: 14 June 1989; registration #: 26910; registration date: 13 October 1989; link to UNTS)

with Netherlands

 Supplementary Agreement between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Netherlands to the Ems-Dollard Treaty, 14 May 1962 (registration #: A-7404; link to UNTS)
 Treaty between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the lateral delimitation of the continental shelf in the vicinity of the coast, 1 December 1964 (entry into force: 18 September 1965; registration #: 8011; registration date: 22 December 1965; link to UNTS)
 Special Agreement for the submission to the International Court of Justice of a difference between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the delimitation, as between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Federal Republic of Germany, of the continental shelf in the North Sea, 2 February 1967 (entry into force: 2 February 1967; registration #: 8779; registration date: 2 October 1967; link to UNTS)
 Treaty between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf under the North Sea (with annexes and exchange of notes), 28 January 1971 (entry into force: 7 December 1972; registration #: 12296; registration date: 21 February 1973; link to UNTS)
 Exchange of notes constituting an agreement concerning delimitation of the frontier at the Molenbeek (Miihlenbach) and the Rammelbeek (Rammelbach) between the Netherlands and the Federal Republic of Germany, 29 September and 24 November 1975 (entry into force: 10 July 1976; registration #: 15140; registration date: 27 November 1976; link to UNTS)

with Denmark and Netherlands

 Protocol to the Treaties of 28 January 1971 between the Federal Republic of Germany and Denmark and the Kingdom of the Netherlands, respectively, concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf under the North Sea, 28 January 1971 (entry into force: 28 January 1971 and with retroactive effect from 7 December 1972; registration #: 12297; registration date: 21 February 1973; link to UNTS)

with Poland

 Treaty between the Polish People's Republic and the German Democratic Republic concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf in the Baltic Sea, 29 October 1968 (entry into force: 16 April.1969; registration #: 10974; registration date: 2 March 1971; link to UNTS)
 Treaty between the German Democratic Republic and the Polish People's Republic on the Delimitation of the Sea Areas in the Oder Bay, 22 May 1989 (entry into force: 13 June 1989; registration #: 26909; registration date: 13 October 1989; link to UNTS)
 Treaty between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Poland on the confirmation of the frontier between them, 14 November 1990 (entry into force: 16 January 1992; registration #: 29542; registration date: 28 January 1993; link to UNTS)

with Sweden

 Treaty between the German Democratic Republic and the Kingdom of Sweden on the delimitation of the continental shelf (with protocol), 22 June 1978 (entry into force: 20 December 1978; registration #: 18021; registration date: 31 October 1979; link to UNTS)
 Agreement on the delimitation of regions of responsibility and cooperation in combating pollution of the Baltic Sea by harmful substances, 25 November 1987 (entry into force: 25 December.1987; registration #: 27984; registration date: 25 March 1991; link to UNTS)

with United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

 Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Federal Republic of Germany relating to the delimitation of the continental shelf under the North Sea between the two countries (with chart), 25 November 1971 (entry into force: 7 December 1972; registration #: 12626; registration date: 19.06.1973; link to UNTS)

Other relevant material (see also ICJ web site)

Germany - Denmark

 SPECIAL AGREEMENT FOR THE SUBMISSION TO THE INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE KINGDOM OF DENMARK AND THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY CONCERNING THE DELIMITATION, AS BETWEEN THE KINGDOM OF DENMARK AND THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY OF THE CONTINENTAL SHELF IN THE NORTH SEA (2 FEBRUARY 1967)

Germany - Denmark; Germany - Netherlands

 North Sea Continental Shelf Cases, I.C.J. judgment of 20 February 1969
 

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