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HONDURAS

Updated 10 April 2014

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

M.Z.N. 35. 2000. LOS of 17 April 2000: Deposit of the list of geographical coordinates of points for the drawing of straight baselines, with an illustrative map, as established by Executive Decree No. PCM 007-2000 of 21 March 2000

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points

Relevant article of UNCLOS:16(2)

LOSIC No.12

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 43

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

Guatemala: Communications from the Government of Guatemala dated 15 June and 23 August 2000, containing a “reservation with respect to the establishment by Honduras of the straight baselines as contained in the Executive Decree PCM 007-2000” (LOSIC No. 12)

 El Salvador: Communication from the Government of El Salvador dated 21 June 2000, rejecting the content the Executive Decree PCM 007-2000 by Honduras with respect to the straight baseline in the Pacific Ocean” (LOSIC No. 12)


OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

Decree No. 921 of 13 June 1980 on the utilization of Marine Natural Resources
Constitution of the Republic of Honduras 1982 (Decree No. 131 of 11 January 1982)
Maritime Areas of Honduras Act - Legislative Decree 172-99, 30 October 1999 (Law of the Bulletin No. 49, page 15)
Executive Decree No. PCM 007-2000 of 21 March 2000
Executive Decree Number:PCM-017-2000, 28 August 2000

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Colombia

Maritime Delimitation Treaty between Colombia and Honduras, 2 August 1986 (entry into force: 20 December 1999; registration #: 36360; registration date: 21 December 1999; link to UNTS)

with Mexico

Maritime Delimitation Treaty between the Government of the United Mexican States and the Government of the Republic of Honduras, 18 April 2005 (Registered with the Secretariat of the United Nations on 8 February 2007. Registration no. I-43571. Date of entry into force: 30 November 2006; link to UNTS) (Law of the Bulletin No. 65, page 33)

with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 

Treaty between the Government of the Republic of Honduras and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland concerning the delimitation of the maritime areas between the Cayman Islands and the Republic of Honduras, 4 December 2001 (entry into force: 1 March 2002; registration #: 39224; registration date: 4 March 2003; link to UNTS)

Other relevant material (see also ICJ web site)

Letter dated 25 March 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Nicaragua to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General
Letter dated 25 March 2014 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of El Salvador to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General
Identical letters dated 28 March 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Honduras to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council

Honduras - El Salvador

Case concerning the land, island and maritime frontier dispute (El Salvador, Honduras ; Nicaragua intervening), International Court of Justice, 11 September 1992

Honduras - Nicaragua

Territorial and Maritime Dispute between Nicaragua and Honduras in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Honduras)
 

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