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SAINT LUCIA

Updated 19 January 2009

SUBMISSION IN REFERENCE TO DUE PUBLICITY OBLIGATIONS PURSUANT TO THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA (UNCLOS)

 Laws (excerpts) applicable to innocent passage through the territorial sea:

- The Shipping Act No. 10 of 1994 (Section 237 - Foreign ships in Saint Lucian waters);
- The Maritime Areas Act No. 6 of 1984 (Section 16 - Innocent passage);
- The Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority Act No. 10 of 1987, 1983: Section 76 - Damage property likely to endanger life;
- The Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (Seaports) Regulation No. 92 of 1985;
- Regulation 77 - Submarine cables.

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 21(3)

LOSIC No. 5

The Maritime Areas Act No. 6 of 1984 was published in The Law of the Sea: National Legislation on Territorial Sea, the Right of Innocent Passage and the Contiguous Zone (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.95.V.7), p.318; other acts and regulation at DOALOS/OLA

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

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OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Maritime Areas Act, No. 6 of 18 July 1984

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with France

  Convention on delimitation between the Government of the French Republic (Martinique) and the Government of Saint Lucia, 4 March 1981; (entry into force: 4 March 1981; registration #: 20780; registration date: 25 February 1982; link to UNTS)
 

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