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MAURITIUS

Updated 13 November 2012

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

  M.Z.N.63.2008.LOS of 27 June 2008: Deposit of charts and lists of geographical coordinates of points representing the basepoints and defining the baselines from which the maritime zones of Mauritius shall be measured, as contained in the “Regulations made by the Prime Minister under sections 4, 5 and 27 of the Maritime Zones Act 2005”; together with an illustrative map.

 

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 16(2); 47(9)

LOSIC No. 28

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 67

 M.Z.N.91.2012.LOS of 9 November 2012: Deposit of the list of geographical coordinates of points defining the limits of the Joint Zone between Mauritius and Seychelles as contained in the Treaty concerning the joint exercise of sovereign rights over the continental shelf in the Mascarene plateau region of 13 March 2012

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 84(2)

LOSIC No. 36

Treaty in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 79

 

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 the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland dated 19 March 2009
  Communication from the Government of the Republic of Mauritius dated 9 June 2009 English/French
  Communication from the Government of France dated 30 July 2009 English/French
  Communication from the Government of the Republic of Mauritius dated 17 May 2011

CONTINENTAL SHELF BEYOND 200 NAUTICAL MILES FROM THE BASELINES FROM WHICH THE BREADTH OF THE TERRITORIAL SEA IS MEASURED

Joint submission by the Republic of Mauritius and the Republic of Seychelles to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf made on 1 December 2008 - in the region of the Mascarene Plateau
Submission to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf made on 6 May 2009 - in the region of Rodrigues Island
Preliminary information indicative of the outer limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles in accordance with SPLOS/183

OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 The Territorial Sea Act, 1970, Act No. 4 of 1970
 Maritime Zones Act 1977 (Act No. 13 of 3 June 1977)
 Regulations made by the Prime Minister under Section 15 of the Maritime Zones Act 1977
 Maritime Zones Act 2005 (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 62)
Maritime Zones (Baselines and Delineating Lines) Regulations 2005 (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 67)
Treaty concerning the Joint Exercise of Sovereign Rights Over the Continental Shelf in the Mascarene Plateau Region (entry into force: 18 June 2012; registration #: 49782; registration date: 11 July 2012; link to UNTS) (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 79)
Treaty concerning the Joint Management of the Continental Shelf in the Mascarene Plateau Region (entry into force: 18 June 2012; registration #: 49783; registration date: 11 July 2012; link to UNTS) (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 79)

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with France

 Convention between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of Mauritius on the delimitation of the French and Mauritian economic zones between the islands of Reunion and Mauritius (with annexes), 2 April 1980 (entry into force: 2 April 1980; registration #: 20620; registration date: 1 December 1981; link to UNTS)

with Seychelles

 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Mauritius and the Government of the Republic of Seychelles on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone between the Two States, 29 July 2008 (in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 69)
 Treaty concerning the joint exercise of sovereign rights over the continental shelf in the Mascarene Plateau region between the Government of the Republic of Seychelles and the Government of the Republic of Mauritius (entry into force: 18 June 2012; registration #: 49782; registration date: 11 July 2012; link to UNTS) (in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 79)
 Treaty concerning the joint management of the continental shelf in the Mascarene Plateau region between the Government of the Republic of Seychelles and the Government of the Republic of Mauritius (entry into force: 18 June 2012; registration #: 49783; registration date: 11 July 2012; link to UNTS) (in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 79)

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