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SEYCHELLES

Updated 13 November 2012

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

 M.Z.N. 44. 2003. LOS of 7 May 2003: Deposit of the list of geographical coordinates of points defining the outer limits of the exclusive economic zone and the continental shelf of the Republic of Seychelles as specified in the Maritime Zones (Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf) Order, 2002 (S.I. 27 of 2002).

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 75(2); 84(2)

LOSIC No. 18

Order in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 52

 

 M.Z.N. 68. 2009. LOS of 31 March 2009: Deposit of the lists of geographical coordinates of points (i) a list of geographical coordinates of points identifying normal and archipelagic baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured, as contained in schedules 1 and 2 of the Maritime Zones (Baselines) Order, 2008 (S.I. 88 of 2008); and (ii) a list of geographical coordinates of points defining the outer limits of the exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, as contained in the Maritime Zones (Exclusive Zone and Continental Shelf) Order, 2008 (S.I. 89 of 2008).

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points: S.I. 88 of 2008; S.I. 88 of 2008-corrigendum; S.I. 88 of 2008-with markup;S.I. 89 of 2008

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 16(2); 47(9); 75(2); 84(2)

LOSIC No. 29

Orders in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 70

 

 M.Z.N. 70. 2009. LOS of 8 June 2009 : [Deposit of the lists of geographical coordinates of points: a list of geographical coordinates of points identifying normal and archipelagic baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured, as contained in schedules 1 and 2 of the Maritime Zones (Baselines) Order, 2008 (S.I. 88 of 2008) as amended by Maritime Zones (Baselines) (Amendment) Regulations, 2009 (S.I.35 of 2009).]

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points: S.I.35 of 2009; S.I. 88 of 2008-amended

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 16(2); 47(9)

LOSIC No. 29

Orders in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 70

 

 M.Z.N.91.2012.LOS of 9 November 2012: Deposit of the list of geographical coordinates of points defining the limits of the Joint Zone between Mauritius and Seychelles as contained in the Treaty concerning the joint exercise of sovereign rights over the continental shelf in the Mascarene plateau region of 13 March 2012

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 84(2)

LOSIC No. 36

Treaty in 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

  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 Republic of Mauritius and the Republic of Seychelles to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf made on 1 December 2008 - in the region of the Mascarene Plateau
Submission to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf made on 7 May 2009 - concerning the Northern Plateau Region
Preliminary information indicative of the outer limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles in accordance with SPLOS/183

OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Maritime Zones Act 1977, Act No. 15 of 1977
 Exclusive economic zone (No.2) Order, 1978
 Maritime Zones Act 1999, Act No. 2 of 1999
 Maritime Zones (Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf) Order, 14 November 2002 (S.I. 27 of 2002, Maritime Zones Act, 1999) (see Bulletin 52, p. 17)
S.I. 88 of 2008, Maritime Zones (Baselines) Order, 2008 (also in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 70)
S.I. 89 of 2008, Maritime Zones (Exclusive Zone and Continental Shelf) Order, 2008 (also in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 70)
Maritime Zones (Amendment) Act 2009, Act No. 5 of 2009 (in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 70)
Maritime Zones (Baselines) (Amendment) Regulations, 2009 (S.I.35 of 2009)  (also in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 70)
Treaty concerning the Joint Exercise of Sovereign Rights Over the Continental Shelf in the Mascarene Plateau Region (entry into force: 18 June 2012; registration #: 49782; registration date: 11 July 2012; link to UNTS) (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 79)
Treaty concerning the Joint Management of the Continental Shelf in the Mascarene Plateau Region (entry into force: 18 June 2012; registration #: 49783; registration date: 11 July 2012; link to UNTS) (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 79)

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with France

 Agreement between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Republic of Seychelles concerning Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary of the Exclusive Economic Zone and the Continental Shelf of France and of Seychelles, 17 February 2001 (entry into force: 19 February 2001; registration #: 37782; registration date: 29 October 2001; link to UNTS)

with Mauritius

 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Mauritius and the Government of the Republic of Seychelles on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone between the Two States, 29 July 2008 (in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 69)
 Treaty concerning the joint exercise of sovereign rights over the continental shelf in the Mascarene Plateau region between the Government of the Republic of Seychelles and the Government of the Republic of Mauritius (entry into force: 18 June 2012; registration #: 49782; registration date: 11 July 2012; link to UNTS) (in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 79)
 Treaty concerning the joint management of the continental shelf in the Mascarene Plateau region between the Government of the Republic of Seychelles and the Government of the Republic of Mauritius (entry into force: 18 June 2012; registration #: 49783; registration date: 11 July 2012; link to UNTS) (in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 79)

with United Republic of Tanzania

 Agreement between the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and the Government of the Republic of Seychelles on the Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary of the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf, 23 January 2002 (entry into force: 23 January 2002; registration #: 38874; registration date: 4 October 2002; link to UNTS)
 

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