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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
: Republic of Fiji

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Updated on 18 July 2012

On 20 April 2009, the Republic of the Fiji Islands 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.

It is noted that the Convention entered into force for Fiji on 16 November 1994.

According to the submitting State, this is a partial submission.

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

The consideration of the partial submission made by Fiji will be included in the provisional agenda of the twenty-fourth session of the Commission to be held in New York from 10 August to 11 September 2009.

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 Fiji to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf

New Zealand

Note dated 29 June 2009:  English

Vanuatu

Note dated 12 August 2009: English

Revision of the Executive Summary

On 30 April 2012, the Republic of Fiji 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 of 10 December 1982, amended 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.

 

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Continental Shelf Notification English | Français
Executive summary English

Map

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

Vanuatu

Note dated 18 July 2012: English

Note:
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