Up

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Updated 22 May 2009

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

  M.Z.N. 41. 2002. LOS of 8 October 2002: Deposit of the list of geographical coordinates of points of Principal Archipelago as specified in the Declaration of the baselines by methods of coordinates of base points for purposes of the location of the archipelagic waters of 25 July 2002, made pursuant to Section 8(1) of the National Seas Act 1977 and published in National Gazette No. G-124 of 1 August 2002.

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 47(9)

LOSIC No. 16

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 50

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

Joint submission by the Federated States of Micronesia, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf made on 5 May 2009 - concerning the Ontong Java Plateau
Preliminary information indicative of the outer limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles in accordance with SPLOS/183

OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

  Continental Shelf (Living Natural Resources) Act Act 1974, Chapter No. 210
 Continental Shelf (Living Natural Resources) (National Seas), Act 1977, Act No. 5 of 7 February 1977 Amending the Continental Shelf (Living Natural Resources) Act 1974
 National Seas Act 1977, Act No. 7 of 7 February 1977
 Offshore Seas Proclamation 1978
 Declaration of the baselines by method of coordinates of base points for purposes of the location of archipelagic baselines, 25 July 2002

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Australia
 Treaty between Australia and the Independent State of Papua New Guinea concerning sovereignty and maritime boundaries in the area between the two countries, including the area known as Torres Strait, and related matters (with annexes), 18 December 1978 (entry into force: 15 February 1985; registration #: 24238; registration date: 7 July 1986; link to UNTS)
with Indonesia
  Agreement between the Government of Indonesia and the Government of Papua New Guinea Concerning the Maritime Boundary between the Republic of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea and Cooperation on related Matters, 13 December 1980
with Solomon Islands
 Treaty between the Independent State of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands Concerning Sovereignty, Maritime and Seabed Boundaries between the Two Countries, and Cooperation on Related Matters, 25 January 1989
 

Additional information: ►The repertory of the Law of the Sea Bulletins |►Declarations and statements |►FAO Fishlex |►ITLOS |►ICJ |►PCA - Cases |

>>>Comments and suggestions? Mail to : DOALOS | >>> Oceans and Law of the Sea | >>> Search Oceans and Law of the Sea web site | >>>United Nations web site

Version 7, or higher, of Adobe® Acrobat® Reader is recommended to access all of the PDF files on this website.

The Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea of the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations makes every effort to provide the most up-to-date information available to it at this website.

However, it should be understood that information contained therein may not necessarily reflect all information made available to the Division, although it is revised and updated continuously. This material is for information purposes only, and the United Nations assumes no liability whatsoever with regard to the accuracy of the data. Regarding the content of any part of this collection, States and other users are invited to bring to the attention of the Division any omissions or new developments (DOALOS Email; fax:  (212) 963-5847).

The designations employed and the presentation of the material on this site do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. Publication on this site of information concerning developments relating to the law of the sea emanating from actions and decisions taken by States does not imply recognition by the United Nations of the validity of the actions and decisions in question.

Prepared by the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal Affairs, United Nations.

Copyright © 2011 United Nations - Office of Legal Affairs
United Nations All Rights Reserved Worldwide

The use of this web site constitutes agreement with the terms and conditions of use of United Nations web sites.

United Nations Privacy Notice