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

M.Z.N. 24. 1999. LOS of 1 June 1999: Deposit of a nautical chart showing the outer limit lines of the continental shelf including the geographical coordinates of points, and the outer limit lines of the territorial sea

 


M.Z.N. 103. 2014. LOS of 26 June 2014: Deposit of charts, pursuant to article 16, paragraph 2, article 75, paragraph 2, and article 84, paragraph 2, of the Convention .

 

The charts contained in this deposit supersede the illustrative map contained in a previous deposit made by Belgium (see M.Z.N.24.1999.LOS of 1 June 1999 above)



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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OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

Act on the exploration and exploitation of non-living resources in the territorial sea and the continental shelf (formerly "Continental Shelf Act"), 13 June 1969
Royal Decree on Measures to Protect Navigation, Sea Fishing, the Environment and Other Essential Interests in the Exploration and Exploitation of the Mineral and other Non-living Resources of the Sea-Bed and Subsoil in the Territorial Sea and on the Continental Shelf of 16 May 1974 as amended by the Royal Decree of 22 April 1983
The Royal Decree of 7 October 1974 on the Granting of Concessions for the Exploration and Exploitation of the Mineral and Other Non-living Resources of the Continental Shelf
Royal Decree of 22 April 1983 amending the Royal Decree of 7 October 1974 on the Granting of Concessions for the Exploration and Exploitation of the Mineral and Other Non-living Resources of the Continental Shelf
Act establishing the breadth of the territorial sea of Belgium, 6 October 1987
Act concerning the exclusive economic zone of Belgium in the North Sea, 22 April 1999

Piracy

Loi relative à la lutte contre la (piraterie) maritime et modifiant le Code judiciaire (1)
Loi relative à la lutte contre la maritime (1)
Legislation on Piracy

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with France

Agreement between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium on the delimitation of the territorial sea ( with map), 8 October 1990 (entry into force: 6 April 1989; registration #: 30173; registration date:  6 October 1989; link to UNTS)
Agreement between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium on the delimitation of the continental shelf (with map), 8 October 1990 (entry into force: 7 April 1993; registration #: 30172; registration date: 3 August 1993; link to UNTS)

with Netherlands

Treaty between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Kingdom of Belgium on the Delimitation of the Territorial Sea, 18 December 1996 (entry into force: 1 January 1999; registration #: 35449; registration date: 27 January 1999; link to UNTS)
Treaty between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Kingdom of Belgium on the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf, 18 December 1996 (entry into force: 1 January 1999; registration #: 35448; registration date: 27 January 1999; link to UNTS)

with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium relating to the delimitation of the continental shelf between the two countries (with annex and exchange of letters), 29 May 1991 (entry into force:14 May 1993; registration #: 31712; registration date: 21 April 1995; link to UNTS)
Exchange of Notes between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium amending the Agreement of 29 May 1991 relating to the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf under the North Sea between the Two Countries, Brussels, 21 March 2005 and 7 June 2005 (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No.66) (entry into force: 2 October 2006; registration #: 31712; registration date: 24 January 2008; link to UNTS)

 

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