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Updated 24 March 2014

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

  M.Z.N. 5. 1996. LOS of 19 April 1996: Deposit of various charts and geographical coordinates, as contained in:

- Presidential Decree No. 830 of 22 May 1969;
- Decree of the President of the Republic No. 816 of 26 April 1977;
- Law No. 347 of 3 June 1978;
- Law No. 348 of 3 June 1978;
- Law 107 of 2 March 1987 (published in Regular Supplement to the G.U. 70 of 25 March 1987);
- Law No. 59 of 11 February 1989;
- Law No. 147 of 12 April 1995 (published in Regular Supplement to the G.U. 99 of 29 April 1995);
- Law 290 of 23 May 1980 (published in Regular Supplement to the G.U. 181 of 3 July 1980);

 

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 16(2); 84(2)

LOSIC No. 3 and No. 9

Charts at DOALOS/OLA;
Decree No. 816 of 1977 in The Law of the Sea: Baselines - National Legislation with Illustrative Maps (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.89.V.10)., p. 201

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)

Laws and regulations applicable to innocent passage through the territorial sea and to transit passage through straits used for international navigation; namely:

- Art. 83 of the Navigation Code;

- Law 16 June 1912 (in Official Gazette of the Italian Republic of 27 June 1912, No. 151);

- Royal Decree 24 August 1933, No. 2423 (in Official Gazette of the Italian Republic of 22 May 1934, No. 130);

- Decree of the Minister of Merchant Marine of 8 May 1985 relating to the Strait of Messina (in Official Gazette of the Italian Republic of 11 May 1985, No. 110);

- Decree of the Minister of Merchant Marine of 26 February 1993 relating to the Straits of Boniface (in Official Gazette of the Italian Republic of 2 March 1993, No. 50);

Relevant article of UNCLOS: 21(3); 42(3);

LOSICs No. 2 and No. 5

Laws and Decrees at DOALOS/OLA;

Decree of 26 February 1993 in The Law of the Sea: Current Developments in State Practice IV (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.95.V.10)., p. 69

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

N/A


OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Act No. 613 on the Surveying and Production of Oil and Gas in the Territorial Sea and Continental Shelf, and Amendments to Act No. 6 of 11 January l967 on the Surveying and Production of Oil and Gas
 Navigation Code of 30 March 1942, as amended by Law No. 359 of 14 August 1974
 Decree of the President of the Republic No. 816 of 26 April 1977 containing regulations concerning the application of Law No. 1658 of 8 December 1961 authorizing accession to the Convention on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone, adopted at Geneva on 29 April 1958, and giving effect to that Convention
 Decree of the Minister of the Merchant Marine, 26 February 1993
 Law 61 on the Establishment of an ecological protection zone beyond the outer limit of the territorial sea 8 February 2006
 Presidential Decree no. 209 of 27 October 2011

Piracy

Maritime Code

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Albania

 Agreement between the Republic of Albania and the Republic of Italy for the determination of the continental shelf of each of the two countries, 18 December 1992

with Croatia

 Agreement between Italy and Yugoslavia concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf between the two countries in the Adriatic Sea, 8 January 1968

with France

 Agreement between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Italian Republic on the Delimitation of maritime frontiers in the area of the straights of Bonifacio, 28 November 1986 (entry into force: 15 May 1989; registration #: 26933; registration date: 28 November 1989; link to UNTS)

with Greece

 Agreement between the Hellenic Republic and the Italian Republic on the delimitation of the respective continental shelf areas of the two States, 24 May 1977 (entry into force: 12 November 1980; registration #: 21048; registration date: 29 April 1982; link to UNTS)

with Slovenia

 Agreement between Italy and Yugoslavia concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf between the two countries in the Adriatic Sea, 8 January 1968

with Spain

 Convention between Spain and Italy on the delimitation of the continental shelf between the two States (with chart), 19 February 1974 (entry into force: 16 November 1978; registration #: 17429; registration date: 29 December 1978; link to UNTS)

with Tunisia

 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Tunisia and the Government of the Italian Republic concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf between the two countries, 20 August 1971 (entry into force: 6 December 1978; registration #: 17601; registration date: 9 March 1979; link to UNTS)

with Serbia and Montenegro

 Agreement between Italy and Yugoslavia concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf between the two countries in the Adriatic Sea*, 8 January 1968
 

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