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URUGUAY

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. 30. 1999. LOS of 30 July 1999: Deposit of the list of geographical coordinates of points for the drawing of straight baselines, and charts showing the straight baselines and the outer limit lines of the territorial sea, the contiguous zone and the exclusive economic zone.

The list of geographical coordinates and charts are annexed as Annex I and II, respectively, to the Law No. 17.033 of 20 November 1998 on the Maritime Spaces of the Republic of Uruguay

 

Relevant articles of UNCLOS: 16(2); 75(2)

LOSIC No. 10

Law in Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 41;
Charts 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 7 April 2009

OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Act 17.033 of 20 November 1998 establishing the boundaries of the territorial sea, the adjacent zone, the exclusive economic zone, and the continental shelf 

Piracy

Decreto 256/992
Decreto 181/2004

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Argentina

 Treaty between Uruguay and Argentina concerning the Rio de la Plata and the corresponding maritime boundary, 19 November 1973 (entry into force: 12 February 1974; registration #: 21424; registration date: 17 December 1982; link to UNTS)
 Exchange of notes constituting an agreement between the Argentine Republic and the Eastern Republic of Uruguay entrusting the Rio de la Plata Administrative Commission with the delimitation of the boundary between Martin Garcia and Timoteo Dominguez Islands, 18 June 1988 (entry into force: 18 June 1988; registration #:  26339; registration date: 29 November 1988; link to UNTS)

with Brazil

 Exchange of notes constituting an Agreement between the Government of Brazil and the Government of Uruguay on the definitive demarcation of the sea outlet of the River Chui and the lateral maritime border 21 July 1972 (entry into force: 12 June 1975. registration #: 17411; registration date: 20 December 1978; link to UNTS)
 

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