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PHILIPPINES

Updated 26 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. 69. 2009. LOS of 21 April 2009:  Deposit of the list of geographical coordinates of points as contained in Republic Act No. 9522: An Act to Amend Certain Provisions of Republic Act No. 3046, as Amended by Republic Act No. 5446, to Define the Archipelagic Baselines of the Philippines, and for Other Purposes

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 47(9);

LOSIC No. 29

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 70

  M.Z.N.88.2012.LOS of 17 July 2012: Deposit of Philippine Chart No. 4726A.

 

Outer Limits of the Continental Shelf in the Benham Rise Region

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 76(9), 84(2)

LOSIC No. 36

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 China dated 13 April 2009

 Communication from the Government of Viet Nam dated 8 May 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 8 April 2009 - in the Benham Rise region

Recommendations of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf in regard to the Submission made by the Philippines in respect of the Benham Rise Region on 8 April 2009, adopted by the Commission on 12 April 2012


OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Republic Act No. 3046 of 17 June 1961. An Act to Define the Baselines of the Territorial Sea of the Philippines
 Presidential Proclamation No. 370 of 20 March 1968 Declaring as Subject to the Jurisdiction and Control of the Republic of the Philippines all Mineral and other Natural Resources in the Continental Shelf
 Republic Act No. 5446 of 18 September 1968. An Act to Amend Section One of the Republic Act Numbered Thirty Hundred and Forty-Six, Entitled "An Act to Define the Baselines of the Territorial Sea of the Philippines"
 Constitution of the Republic, in force since 17 January 1973
 Presidential Decree No. 1599 of 11 June 1978 establishing an Exclusive Economic Zone and for other purposes
 Republic Act No. 9522: An Act to Amend Certain Provisions of Republic Act No. 3046, as Amended by Republic Act No. 5446, to Define the Archipelagic Baselines of the Philippines, and for Other Purposes (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 70, p. 32)

Piracy

Human Security Act 2007
Revised Penal Code 1930
Presidential Decree No.532 of 1974
Republic Act No. 9372

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

 No treaties available.
 

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