Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf
Outer limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles from the
Submissions to the Commission:
Partial Submission by Canada
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on 7 January 2014
On 6 December 2013, Canada submitted to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, in accordance with Article 76, paragraph 8, of the Convention, 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
in the Atlantic Ocean.
It is noted that the Convention entered into force for Canada on 7 December 2003.
According to the submitting State, this is a partial submission. Canada intends to submit information on the limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles in the
Arctic Ocean at a later date.
In accordance with the Rules of Procedure of the Commission (CLCS/40/Rev.1),
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 submission, including all charts and coordinates contained in that summary.
The consideration of the partial submission
made by Canada will be included in the provisional agenda of the thirty-fifth
session of the Commission to be held during July-August 2014.
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 / French
Communications received with regard to the submission made by Canada to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf
dated 6 January 2014:
The designations employed in the submissions, including description of the
areas, are as contained in the communications from submitting States or in the
executive summaries. Their listing on this web site and the presentation of
material do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of
the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any
country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the
delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.