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MALDIVES

Updated 26 September 2012

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 26 July 2010

OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Amendment of 15 April 1975 of article 1 of the Constitution
 Law No. 30/76 relating to the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Maldives of 5 December 1976
 Law No. 32/76 of 5 December 1976 relating to the navigation and passage by foreign ships and aircrafts through the airspace, Territorial Waters and the Economic Zone of the Republic of Maldives
 Maritime Zones of Maldives Act No. 6/96

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with India

 Agreement between India and Maldives on Maritime Boundary in The Arabian Sea and Related Matters

with India and Sri Lanka

 Agreement between Sri Lanka, India and Maldives concerning the determination of the trijunction point between the three countries in the Gulf of Mannar, 23, 24 and 31 July 1976 (entry into force: 31 July 1976; registration #: 15805; registration date: 19 July 1977; link to UNTS)
 

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