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NIGERIA

Updated 03 February 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 7 May 2009

OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Petroleum Decree No. 51 of 1969
 Exclusive Economic Zone Decree No. 28 of 5 October 1978
 Territorial Waters (Amendment) Decree 1998

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Cameroon

 The Maroua Declaration, 1 June 1975 (entry into force: 1 June 1975; registration #: 19976; registration date: 29 June 1981; link to UNTS)
 Land and Maritime Boundary between Cameroon and Nigeria
(Cameroon V. Nigeria: Equatorial Guinea Intervening) - Judgment of 10 October 2002 - Merits

with Equatorial Guinea

 Treaty between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of Equatorial Guinea concerning their maritime boundary, 23 September 2000 (entry into force: 3 April 2002; registration #: 39154; registration date: 14 February 2003; link to UNTS)
 Protocol on implementation of article 6.2 of the Treaty between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of Equatorial Guinea concerning their maritime boundary, 2 April 2002 (entry into force: 29 June 2002; registration #: 39154; registration date: 1 July 2003)

with Sao Tome and Principe

 Treaty between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe on the Joint Development of Petroleum and other Resources, in respect of Areas of the Exclusive Economic Zone of the two States, 21 February 2001
 

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