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Updated 13 August 2010

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 20 March 2009 - in respect of south east of Socotra Island

OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 Act No. 45 of 1977 concerning the Territorial Sea, Exclusive Economic Zone, Continental Shelf and other Marine Areas, Act. No. 45 of 17 December 1977

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Eritrea

 Treaty Establishing the Joint Yemeni-Eritrean Committee for Bilateral Cooperation Between the Government of the Republic of Yemen and the Government of the State of Eritrea, 16 October 1998

with Oman

 International boundary agreement between the Sultanate of Oman and the Republic of Yemen, 1 October 1992 (entry into force: 27 December 1992; registration #: 29574; registration date: 4 February 1993; link to UNTS)
 Agreement on the delimitation of the maritime boundary between the Sultanate of Oman and the Republic of Yemen (with map), Muscat, 14 December 2003 (entry into force: 3 July 2004; registration #: 41170; registration date: 14 April 2005; link to UNTS)

with Saudi Arabia

 International Border Treaty between the Republic of Yemen and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 12 June 2000  (entry into force: 4 July 2000; registration #: I-43167; registration date:  9 October 2006; link to UNTS)

Other relevant material

Yemen - Eritrea

 Award in the Second (Delimitation) Stage of the Arbitration (pursuant to an Arbitration Agreement dated 3 October 1996 (the "Arbitration Agreement"), between the Government of the State of Eritrea ("Eritrea") and the Government of the Republic of Yemen ("Yemen"), 17 December 1999
 

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