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NEW ZEALAND

Updated 24 December 2012

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

  M.Z.N. 56. 2006. LOS of 8 March 2006: Deposit of ten nautical charts showing the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured, together with the outer limits of its territorial sea and its exclusive economic zone calculated in accordance with the provisions of the Convention. The charts also depict the line of the maritime boundary delimited between New Zealand and Australia by the Treaty between the Government of New Zealand and the Government of Australia Establishing Certain Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf Boundaries, signed in Adelaide on 25 July 2004.

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 16(2); 75(2); 84(2)

LOSIC No. 23

Charts at DOALOS/OLA

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 19 April 2006
Preliminary information indicative of the outer limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles in accordance with SPLOS/183

Joint Submission to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf by Tuvalu, France and New Zealand (Tokelau) in the area of the Robbie Ridge made on 7 December 2012


OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone Act 1977, Act No. 28 of 26 September 1977 as amended by Act No. 146 of 1980
 Tokelau (Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone) Act 1977

Piracy

Crimes Act 1961

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Australia

  Treaty between the Government of Australia and the Government of New Zealand establishing certain Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf Boundaries, 25 July 2004  (entry into force: ; registration #: I-43985 registration date:  4 June 2007; link to UNTS) (see Bulletins Nos. 55 and 58)

with the United States of America

  Treaty between the United States of America (American Samoa) and New Zealand (Tokelau) on the delimitation of the maritime boundary between Tokelau and the United States of America, 2 December 1980 (entry into force: 3 September 1983; registration #: 28231; registration date: 25 July 1991; link to UNTS)
 

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