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TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Updated 25 September 2012

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

  M.Z.N. 49. 2004. LOS of 27 May 2004: Deposit of the chart entitled “Map showing archipelagic baselines and territorial sea of Trinidad and Tobago”, Scale 1:1,000,000 at 10º00’ N Latitude, and of the list of geographical coordinates of points defining archipelagic baselines of Trinidad and Tobago.

 

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

LOSIC No. 20

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 55;
Chart at DOALOS/OLA

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

Submission to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf made on 12 May 2009

OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Territorial Sea Act 1969, No. 38 of 6 December 1969
 Continental Shelf Act, 1969 (Act No. 43 of 22 December 1969)
 Archipelagic Waters and Exclusive Economic Zone Act, 1986, Act No. 24 of 11 November 1986
 Continental Shelf (Amendment) Act, 1986 (Act No. 23 of 1986)
 Archipelagic Baselines of Trinidad and Tobago Order, 1988, Notice nº 206 of 31 October 1988
 Geographical Coordinates of Points Used for Determining the Archipelagic Baselines of Trinidad and Tobago Transformed to WGS84 Datum (as deposited by Trinidad and Tobago with the Secretary-General, in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, on 14 May 2004) (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 55, p. 29)
 Act No. 23 of 1986, An Act to amend the Continental Shelf Act, Chap. 1:52, 7 November 1986 (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 56, p. 125)

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Venezuela

 Agreement between the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and the Government of the Republic of Venezuela on the Delimitation of Marine and Submarine Areas (First Phase agreement), 4 August 1989
 Treaty between the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the Republic of Venezuela on the delimitation of marine and submarine areas, 18 April 1990 (entry into force: 23 July 1991; registration #: 28463; registration date: 8 November 1991; link to UNTS)

Other relevant documents

Trinidad and Tobago - Barbados

 Award of the Arbitral Tribunal Constituted pursuant to article 287, and in accordance with Annex VII, of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea in the Matter of an Arbitration between Barbados and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, 11 April 2006
 

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