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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Updated 26 April 2011

Legislation

 Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act of 7 August 1953
 Proclamation 5030 by the President of the United States of America on the Exclusive Economic Zone of the United States of America, 10 March 1983
 Statement by the President Dated 10 March 1983
 Note dated 13 January 1986 from the United States Mission to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations
 R.M.S. Titanic Maritime Memorial Act of 1986
 Note, and the attached Federal Register notices
 Territorial Sea of the United States of America By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation of 27 December 1988
Aide-mémoire concerning amendments to the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act: amendment to include highly migratory tuna as species of fish under United States jurisdiction, 22 May 1991
Public Notice 2237: Exclusive Economic Zone and Maritime Boundaries; Notice of Limits
 Contiguous Zone of the United States - Proclamation by the President of the United States of America, 2 September 1999
Additional U.S. legislation relating to the law of the sea (as at June 2005)

Piracy

U.S. Statutes Relating to Piracy

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Cook Islands

 Treaty between the Unites States of America and the Cook Islands on friendship and delimitation of the maritime boundary between the United States of America and the Cook Islands, 11 June 1980 (entry into force: 8 September 1983; registration #: 28971; date of registration: 1 June 1992; link to UNTS)

with Cuba

 Maritime Boundary Agreement Between the United States of America and the Republic of Cuba, 16 December 1977 (applied provisionally as from 1 January 1978)

with Mexico

 Treaty to Resolve Pending Boundary Differences and Maintain the Rio Grande and Colorado River as the International Boundary, 23 November 1970 (entry into force: 18 April 1972; registration #: 11873; registration date: 17 July 1972; link to UNTS)
Maritime Boundaries Agreement Effected by Exchange of Notes between the United States of America and Mexico 24 November 1976
 Treaty on maritime boundaries between the United States of America and the United Mexican States (Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean), 4 May 1978 (entry into force: 13 November 1997; registration #: 37399; registration date: 12 April 2001; link to UNTS)
 Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Mexican States on the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf in the Western Gulf of Mexico beyond 200 Nautical Miles, 9 June 2000 (entry into force: 17 January 2001; registration #:  37400; registration date: 12 April 2001; link to UNTS)

with New Zealand

 Treaty between the United States of America (American Samoa) and New Zealand (Tokelau) on the delimitation of the maritime boundary between Tokelau and the United States of America, 2 December 1980 (entry into force: 3 September 1983; registration #: 28231; registration date: 25 July 1991; link to UNTS)

with Niue

 Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Niue on the delimitation of a maritime boundary, 13 May 1997

with Russian Federation

 Agreement between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the maritime boundary, 1 June 1990

with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

 Exchange of notes constituting an agreement between the United States of America and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland relating to the delimitation of the area within territorial waters adjacent to the leased naval base at Argentia, Newfoundland (with annex), 13 August and 23 October 1947 (entry into force: 23 October 1947; registration #: 859; registration date: 3 July 1950; link to UNTS)
 Treaty on the delimitation in the Caribbean of a maritime boundary relating to Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands, 5 November 1993 (entry into force: 1 June 1995; registration #: 32637; registration date: 23 February 1996; link to UNTS)
 Treaty between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the United States of America on the delimitation in the Caribbean of a maritime boundary between the US Virgin Islands and Anguilla, 5 November 1993 (entry into force: 1 June 1995; registration #: 32636; registration date: 23 February 1996; link to UNTS)

with Venezuela (the Bolivarian Republic of)

 Maritime boundary Treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of Venezuela (with map), 28 March 1978 (entry into force: 24 November 1980; registration#:  20984; registration date: 15 April 1982; link to UNTS)

Other relevant material (see also ICJ web site)

Canada

 Treaty to submit to binding dispute settlement the delimitation of the maritime boundary in the Gulf of Maine area, 29 March 1979
 Special Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America to submit to a Chamber of the International Court of Justice the delimitation of the maritime boundary in the Gulf of Maine area, 29 March 1979
 Case concerning Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary in the Gulf of Maine Area (Canada/United States of America) International Court of Justice, 12 October 1984
 

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