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Updated 25 September 2012

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

  M.Z.N. 12. 1997. LOS of 27 January 1997: Deposit of a chart showing its straight baselines and the list of geographical coordinates of points, as contained in the Territorial Sea and Maritime Zones Law (Pyithu Hluttaw Law No. 3 of 1977)

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 16(2)

LOSIC No. 5 and No. 9

Law No. 3 of 1977 in The Law of the Sea: Baselines ‑ National Legislation with Illustrative Maps (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.89.V.10), p.64 and 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. 230;

Charts at DOALOS/OLA

  M.Z.N. 64. 2008. LOS of 23 December 2008: Deposit of list of geographical coordinates of points of points defining straight baselines for the Preparis and CoCo Islands, as contained in the Law Amending the Territorial Sea and Maritime Zones Law of 5 December 2008 (The State Peace and Development Council Law No. 8/2008).

 

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 16(2)

LOSIC No. 29

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 69

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

  Communication from the Government of Bangladesh dated 6 July 2009

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 16 December 2008

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

Law applicable to innocent passage through the territorial sea (Territorial Sea and Maritime Zones Law (Pyithu Hluttaw Law No. 3 of 1977))

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 21(3)

LOSIC No. 5

Law published in The Law of the Sea: Baselines ‑ National Legislation with Illustrative Maps (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.89.V.10)., p.64; and 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. 230.

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

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OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Territorial Sea and Maritime Zones Law, 1977, Pyithu Hluttaw Law No. 3 of 9 April 1977
 Law Amending the Territorial Sea and Maritime Zones Law of 5 December 2008 (The State Peace and Development Council Law No. 8/2008) (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 69)

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with India

 Agreement between the Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma* and the Republic of India on the Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary in the Andaman Sea, in the Coco Channel and in the Bay of Bengal, 23 December 1986 (entry into force: 14 September 1987; registration #: 25390; registration date: 21 October 1987; link to UNTS)

with India and Thailand

 Agreement between the Government of the Union of Myanmar, the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand on the determination of the trijunction point between the three countries in the Andaman Sea, 27 October 1993 (entry into force: 24 May 1995; registration #: 32099; registration date: 18 August 1995; link to UNTS)

with Thailand

 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand and and the Government of the Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma on the delimitation of the maritime boundary between the two countries in the Andaman Sea, 25 July 1980 (entry into force: 12 April 1982; registration #: 21069; registration date: 25 May 1982; link to UNTS)
* Note: Formerly: "Burma" until 17 June 1989.

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