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Updated 05 January 2010

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

  M.Z.N.60.2007.LOS of 17 December 2007: Deposit of (1) List of geographical coordinates of points between which straight baselines are to be drawn for the purpose of determining the innermost limits of the territorial seas of Rotuma and its dependencies, as contained in the Marine Spaces (Territorial Seas) (Rotuma and Its Dependencies) Order (based on the World Geodetic System 1972 (WGS 72) datum, plus 3 seconds of latitude and plus 2 seconds of longitude in each case);

(2) List of geographical coordinates of points between which straight baselines are to be drawn for the purpose of determining the outermost limits of the archipelago waters of Fiji and the innermost limits of the territorial sea of the Fiji archipelago, as contained in the first schedule (paragraph 2) annexed to the Marine Spaces (Archipelagic Baselines and Exclusive Economic Zone) Order (based on the World Geodetic System 1972 (WGS 72) datum, minus 7 seconds of latitude and 14 seconds of longitude in each case); and

(3) List of geographical coordinates of points between which, when joined in a numerical sequence, a line is drawn up to which extend the outer limits of the exclusive economic zone of Fiji, as reflected in the second schedule (paragraph 3) contained in the Marine Spaces (Archipelagic Baselines and Exclusive Economic Zone) Order (based on the World Geodetic System 1972 (WGS 72) datum).

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 16(2); 47(9); 75(2)

LOSIC No. 27

Orders in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 66

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 20 April 2009
Preliminary information indicative of the outer limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles in accordance with SPLOS/183

OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Continental Shelf Act, No. 9 of 30 December 1970
 Continental Shelf Act, 1970; Designation of Area Order of 16 April 1971 by Minister for Natural Resources
 Marine spaces Act, 1977, Act. No. 18 of 15 December 1977, as amended by the Marine Spaces (Amendment) Act 1978, Act No. 15 of 6 October 1978
 The Marine Spaces (Territorial Sea) (Rotuma and its dependencies) Order, 1981 (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 66)
 Marine spaces (Archipelagic baselines and exclusive economic zone) Order, 1981 (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 66)
Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with France

 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of France and the Government of Fiji relating to the delimitation of their economic zone (with annex and maps), 19 January 1983 (entry into force; 21 August 1984; registration #: 27963; registration date: 7 March 1991; link to UNTS)
  Codicil modifying the Agreement of 19 January 1983 between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of Fiji relating to the delimitation of their economic zone, 8 November 1990 (entry into force: 8 November 1990; registration #: 27963; registration date: 7 March 1991; link to UNTS)
 

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