SOMALIA

Updated 17 July 2014

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

 M.Z.N. 106. 2014. LOS of 3 July 2014: Deposit of a list of geographical coordinates of points

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points

            Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 75(2), 84(2)
            Law of the Sea Bulletin: No. 85

CONTINENTAL SHELF BEYOND 200 NAUTICAL MILES FROM THE BASELINES FROM WHICH THE BREADTH OF THE TERRITORIAL SEA IS MEASURED

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

 Submission by the Federal Republic of Somalia to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, in accordance with Article 76, paragraph 8, of the Convention, of information on the limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles from the baselines from which the breadth of its territorial sea is measured made on 21 July 2014


OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Law No. 37 on the Territorial Sea and Ports, of 10 September 1972

 Law No. 5 dated 26 January 1989 approving the Somali Maritime Law of 1988 (not available)

 Law No. 11 dated 9 February 1989 relating to the ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (not available)

 Decree No. 14 dated 9 February 1989 relating to the instrument of ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (not available)

 Proclamation by the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, dated 30 June 2014

 Outer Limit of the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Federal Republic of Somalia, dated 30 June 2014

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Kenya

Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of Kenya and the Transitional Federal Government of the Somali Republic to Grant to Each Other No-Objection in Respect of Submissions on the Outer Limits of the Continental Shelf beyond 200 Nautical Miles to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (entry into force: 7 April 2009, registration #: I-46230; registration date: 11 June 2009; link to UNTS) (see also Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 70) *

By a note verbale dated 2 March 2010, the Permanent Mission of the Somali Republic to the United Nations informed the Secretariat that the MOU had been rejected by the Parliament of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia, and "is to be hence treated as non-actionable."