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LIBYA

Updated 19 September 2011

Legislation

Act No. 2 of 18 February 1959 concerning the delimitation of Libyan territorial waters
Information concerning the jurisdiction of the Gulf of Surt, 1973
General People’s Committee Decision No. 37 concerning the declaration of a Libyan fisheries protection zone in the Mediterranean Sea, 24 February 2005 see also  Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 58, p. 14)
Declaration of a Libyan Fisheries Protection Zone in the Mediterranean Sea, 24 February 2005 (see also Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 58, p. 15)
General People’s Committee Decision No. 104 of the year 1373 from the death of the Prophet (AD 2005) concerning straight baselines for measuring the breadth of the territorial sea and maritime zones of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya  (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 59, p. 15)
General People’s Committee Decision No. 105 of the year 1373 from the death of the Prophet (AD 2005) concerning the delimitation of the Libyan fisheries protection zone in the Mediterranean Sea  (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 59, p. 19)
General People’s Committee Decision No. 260 of A.J. 1377 (A.D. 2009) concerning the declaration of the exclusive economic zone of the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 72) Arabic | English

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements and other material (see also ICJ web site)

Malta

Special Agreement for the submission to the International Court of Justice of difference,  23 May 1976 (entry into force: 20 March 1982; registration #: 21035; registration date: 19 April 1982; link to UNTS)
Case concerning the continental shelf (Malta, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya), Application for permission to intervene, International Court of Justice, 21 March 1984
Judgment of the International Court of Justice on the Continental Shelf (Libyan Arab Jamahiriya/Malta), 3 June 1985
Agreement between the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and the Republic of Malta implementing Article III of the Special Agreement and the Judgment of the International Court of Justice, 10 November 1986

Tunisia

Special agreement between the Republic of Tunisia and the Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya for the submission to the International Court of Justice of the question of the continental shelf between the two countries, 10 June 1977 (entry into force: 27 February 1978; registration #: 17408; registration date: 15 December 1978; link to UNTS)
Case concerning the continental shelf (Tunisia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya), Application for permission to intervene, International Court of Justice, 14 April 1981
Case concerning the continental shelf (Tunisia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya), International Court of Justice, 24 February 1982
Application for Revision and Interpretation of the Judgment of 24 February 1982 in the case concerning the Continental Shelf (Tunisia/Libyan Arab Jamahiriya), International Court of Justice, 10 December 1985
Agreement between the Libyan Arab Socialist People's Jamahariya and the Republic of Tunisia to Implement the Judgment of the International Court of Justice in the Tunisia/Libya Continental Shelf Case, 8 August 1988
 

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