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QATAR

Updated 06 January 2010

Legislation

 Declaration by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of 2 June 1974
 Decree No. 40 of 1992 defining the Breadth of the Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone of the State of Qatar, 16 April 1992

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Iran (Islamic Republic of)

 Agreement concerning the boundary line dividing the continental shelf between Iran and Qatar (with map), 20 September 1969 (entry into force: 10 May 1970; registration #: 11197; registration date: 8 July 1971; link to UNTS)

with Saudi Arabia

 Agreement on the delimitation of the offshore and land boundaries between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Qatar, 4 December 1965 (entry into force: 31 May 1971; registration #: 30249; registration date: 9 September 1993; link to UNTS)
Minutes of meeting concerning land border demarcation and maritime border designation between Saudi Arabia and Qatar in Dawhat Salwa, 21 March 2001 (Registration Number : I - 30249; link to UNTS)
Joint Minutes on the land and maritime boundaries to the Agreement of 4 December 1965 between the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the delimitation of the offshore and land boundaries, 5 July 2008  (Registration Number : I - 30249; link to UNTS) (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 70)

with United Arab Emirates

 Agreement between Qatar and Abu Dhabi on the settlement of maritime boundaries and ownership of islands , 20 March 1969 (entry into force: 20 March 1969; registration #  43372; registration date:14 December 2006)
    Note: In connection with the above treaty, the Secretariat received a communication from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia dated 11 April 2007

Additional relevant material

United Arab Emirates: Note dated 16 June 2009 concerning Joint Minutes on the land and maritime boundaries to the Agreement of 4 December 1965 between the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the delimitation of the offshore and land boundaries, 5 July 2008
Saudi Arabia: Note dated 16 November 2009 containing a response of Saudi Arabia to the memorandum of the United Arab Emirates concerning the Joint Minutes on the land and maritime boundaries to the Agreement of 4 December 1965 between the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the delimitation of the offshore and land boundaries, 5 July 2008
 
 

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