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Updated 08 June 2010

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

 M.Z.N. 22. 1998. LOS of 16 December 1998: Deposit of the list of geographical coordinates of points for the drawing of straight baselines, contained in Decree No. 73-527 of 3 November 1973 concerning baselines

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 16(2)

LOSIC No. 9 and No. 10

Decree in The Law of the Sea: Baselines ‑ National Legislation with Illustrative Maps (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.89.V.10). , p. 310

Communications received by the Secretary-General in connection with the deposit of charts and/or lists of geographical coordinates of points

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OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Act No. 73-49 delimiting the territorial waters, of 2 August 1973
 Decree No. 73-527 of 3 November 1973 concerning baselines
 Act No. 50/2005 dated 27 June 2005 concerning the exclusive economic zone off the Tunisian coasts (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 58, p. 19)

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements and other material
(see also ICJ web site)

with Italy

 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Tunisia and the Government of the Italian Republic concerning the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between the two countries; 20 August 1971 (entry into force: 6 December 1978; registration #: 17601; registration date: 9 March 1979; link to UNTS)

with Algeria

 Agreement on Provisional Arrangements for the Delimitation of the Maritime Boundaries between the Republic of Tunisia and the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria (with annex of 7 August 2002), 11 February 2002

with Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

 Special agreement between the Republic of Tunisia and the Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya for the submission to the International Court of Justice of the question of the continental shelf between the two countries, 10 June 1977 (entry into force: 27 February 1978; registration #: 17408; registration date: 15 December 1978; link to UNTS)
 Case concerning the continental shelf (Tunisia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya), Application for permission to intervene, International Court of Justice,14 April 1981
 Case concerning the continental shelf (Tunisia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya), International Court of Justice, 24 February 1982
 Application for Revision and Interpretation of the Judgment of 24 February 1982 in the case concerning the Continental Shelf (Tunisia/Libyan Arab Jamahiriya), 10 December 1985
 Agreement between the Libyan Arab Socialist People's Jamahiriya and the Republic of Tunisia to Implement the Judgment of the International Court of Justice in the Tunisia/Libya Continental Shelf Case, 8 August 1988
 

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