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MEXICO

Updated 26 September 2012

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

M.Z.N. 72. 2009. LOS of 8 June 2009  Deposit by Mexico, pursuant to article 76, paragraph 9, of the Convention, of a chart and relevant information, including geodetic data, permanently describing the outer limits of its continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured in respect of the western polygon in the Gulf of Mexico

Original of deposited information
Chart (original at DOALOS/OLA)

Relevant articles of UNCLOS:76(9)

LOSIC No. 29

List published in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 71

Communications received by the Secretary-General in connection with the deposit of charts and/or lists of geographical coordinates of points

N/A

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 13 December 2007 - in respect of the western polygon in the Gulf of Mexico

Recommendations of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf in regard to the Submission made by Mexico in respect of the Western Polygon in the Gulf of Mexico on 13 December 2007, adopted by the Commission on 31 March 2009

Submission to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf made on 19 December 2011 - in respect of the eastern polygon in the Gulf of Mexico

OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

Decree of 28 August 1968 delimiting the Mexican Territorial Sea within the Gulf of California
General Act of 31 December 1941 on National Property (as amended in January 1982)
Federal Act relating to the Sea, 8 January 1986

Piracy

Federal Penal Code

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Cuba

Exchange of notes constituting an agreement on the delimitation of the exclusive economic zone of Mexico in the sector adjacent to Cuban maritime areas (with map), 26 July 1976 (entry into force: 26 July 1976; registration #: 23255; registration date: 1 February 1985; link to UNTS)

with Guatemala

Treaty on the delimitation of the border between Mexico and Guatemala, 27 September 1882 (entry into force: 1 May 1883; registration #: 933; registration date: 1 August 1985; link to UNTS)
Exchange of notes between Mexico and Guatemala constituting an agreement on the establishment of an international boundary and water commission, 9 November and 21 December 1961 (entry into force: 21 December 1961; registration # 22878: registration date: 26 April 1984; link to UNTS)

with Honduras

Maritime Delimitation Treaty between the Government of the United Mexican States and the Government of the Republic of Honduras, 18 April 2005 (Registered with the Secretariat of the United Nations on 8 February 2007. Registration no. I-43571. Date of entry into force: 30 November 2006; link to UNTS) (Law of the Bulletin No. 65, page 33)

with the United States of America

Treaty to Resolve Pending Boundary Differences and Maintain the Rio Grande and Colorado River as the International Boundary, 23 November 1970 (entry into force: 18 April 1972; registration #: 11873; registration date: 17 July 1972; link to UNTS)
Maritime Boundaries Agreement Effected by Exchange of Notes between the United States of America and Mexico 24 November 1976
Treaty on maritime boundaries between the United States of America and the United Mexican States (Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean), 4 May 1978 (entry into force: 13 November 1997; registration #: 37399; registration date: 12 April 2001)
Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Mexican States on the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf in the Western Gulf of Mexico beyond 200 Nautical Miles, 9 June 2000 (entry into force: 17 January 2001; registration #:  37400; registration date: 12 April 2001)
 

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