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SOLOMON ISLANDS

Updated 22 May 2009

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

 The Delimitation of Marine Waters Act, 1978 Act No. 32 of 21 December 1978
 Legal Notice No. 41 of 1979: Declaration of Archipelagic Baselines (The Delimitation of Marine Waters Act (No. 32 of 1978))

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Australia

 Agreement between the Government of Solomon Islands and the Government of Australia establishing certain sea and sea-bed boundaries, 13 September 1988 (entry into force: 14 April 1989; registration #: 26661; registration date: 23 November 1990; link to UNTS)

with France

 Agreement on maritime delimitation between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Solomon Islands (with chart), 12 November 1990 (entry into force: 12 November 1990; registration #: 27851; registration date: 24 January 1991; link to UNTS)

with Papua New Guinea

 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
 

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