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Updated 24 December 2012

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

  M.Z.N. 52. 2004. LOS of 9 December 2004: Deposit of the list of geographical coordinates of points, using the geodetic system ITRF-96, which are specified in the Agreement between the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and the People’s Republic of China on the Delimitation of the Territorial Sea, the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Tonkin, which was signed by the two countries on 25 December 2000, and took officially effect on 30 June 2004.

 

Originals of deposited geographical coordinates of points, using the geodetic system ITRF-96

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

LOSIC No. 21

Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 56

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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CONTINENTAL SHELF BEYOND 200 NAUTICAL MILES FROM THE BASELINES FROM WHICH THE BREADTH OF THE TERRITORIAL SEA IS MEASURED

Joint submission by Malaysia and Viet Nam to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf made on 6 May 2009 - in the southern part of the South China Sea
Submission to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf made on 7 May 2009 - in North Area (VNM-N)

OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Statement on the Territorial Sea, the Contiguous Zone, the Exclusive Economic Zone and the Continental Shelf of 12 May 1977
 Statement of 12 November 1982 by the Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam on the Territorial Sea Baseline of Viet Nam
 Petroleum Law (1993)
 Law on Water Resources (1998)
 Law on Environmental Protection (1993)
 Law on National Border (2003)
 Fishery Law (2004)
 Maritime Code of Viet Nam of 14 June 2005
 Law of the Sea of Viet Nam of 21 June 2012
Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
and other material

with China

 Agreement between the People’s Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam on the delimitation of the territorial seas, the exclusive economic zones and continental shelves in Beibu Bay/Bac Bo Gulf (List of Geographical Coordinates of Points), 25 December 2000 (entry into force: 30 June 2004; registration #: 41860; registration date: 12 October 2005; link to UNTS) (see also Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 56, p. 137)

with Indonesia

 Agreement between the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf boundary, 26 June 2003 (entry into force:29 May 2007; registration #: 44165; registration date: 15 August 2007; link to UNTS) (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No.67)

with Thailand

 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam on the delimitation of the maritime boundary between the two countries in the Gulf of Thailand, 9 August 1997
 

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