Oceans and Law of the Sea

Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS)
Outer limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles from the baselines:
Submissions to the Commission
: Submission by the People's Republic of Bangladesh

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Updated on 24 June 2011

On 25 February 2011, the People's Republic of Bangladesh submitted to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, in accordance with Article 76, paragraph 8, of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, information on the limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured.

The Convention entered into force for Bangladesh on 26 August 2001.

In accordance with the Rules of Procedure of the Commission, a communication is being circulated to all Member States of the United Nations, including States Parties to the Convention, in order to make public the executive summary of the submission, including all charts and coordinates contained in that summary.

The consideration of the submission made by Bangladesh will be included in the provisional agenda of the twenty-eighth session of the Commission scheduled to be held in New York from 1 August to 2 September 2011.

Upon completion of the consideration of the submission, the Commission will make recommendations pursuant to Article 76 of the Convention.

 

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Continental Shelf Notification English | Français
Executive summary English

Communications received with regard to the submission made by Bangladesh to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf

Myanmar

Note verbale dated 31 March 2011: English

India

Note verbale dated 20 June 2011: English

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