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Updated 22 May 2009

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 29 April 2009 - in the Ægir Basin area and in the western and southern parts of Reykjanes Ridge

OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Law No. 41 of 1 June 1979 concerning the Territorial Sea, the Economic Zone and the Continental Shelf 
 Regulation No. 196, 9 May 1985, concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf to the west, south and east

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Denmark

 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark along with the Local Government of Greenland on the one hand, and the Government of the Republic of Iceland on the other hand on the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf and the Fishery Zone in the Area between Greenland and Iceland, 11 November 1997 (entry into force: 27 May 1998; registration #: 35941; registration date: 1 August 1999; link to UNTS)

with Norway

 Agreement between Iceland and Norway Concerning Fishery and Continental Shelf Questions, 28 May 1980 (entry into force: 13 June 1980; registration #: 37025; registration date: 8 November 2000; link to UNTS)
  Agreement between Norway and Iceland on the continental shelf between Iceland and Jan Mayen, 22 October 1981 (entry into force: 2 June 1982; registration #: 37026; registration date: 8 November 2000; link to UNTS)
 Additional Protocol to the Agreement of 28 May 1980 between Norway and Iceland concerning Fishery and Continental Shelf Questions and the Supplementary Agreement derived therefrom of 22 October 1981 on the Continental Shelf in the Area between Jan Mayen and Iceland, 11 November 1997 (entry into force: 27 May 1998; registration #s: 37025; 37026; registration date: 8 November 2000; link to UNTS)

Other relevant material (see also ICJ web site)

 Case concerning the fisheries jurisdiction (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Iceland), International Court of Justice, 25 July 1974
 

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