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LIBYA

Legislation

Act No. 2 of 18 February 1959 concerning the delimitation of Libyan territorial waters
Information concerning the jurisdiction of the Gulf of Surt, 1973
General People’s Committee Decision No. 37 concerning the declaration of a Libyan fisheries protection zone in the Mediterranean Sea, 24 February 2005 see also  Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 58, p. 14)
Declaration of a Libyan Fisheries Protection Zone in the Mediterranean Sea, 24 February 2005 (see also Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 58, p. 15)
General People’s Committee Decision No. 104 of the year 1373 from the death of the Prophet (AD 2005) concerning straight baselines for measuring the breadth of the territorial sea and maritime zones of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya  (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 59, p. 15)
General People’s Committee Decision No. 105 of the year 1373 from the death of the Prophet (AD 2005) concerning the delimitation of the Libyan fisheries protection zone in the Mediterranean Sea  (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 59, p. 19)
General People’s Committee Decision No. 260 of A.J. 1377 (A.D. 2009) concerning the declaration of the exclusive economic zone of the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 72) Arabic | English

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements and other material (see also ICJ web site)

Malta

Special Agreement for the submission to the International Court of Justice of difference,  23 May 1976 (entry into force: 20 March 1982; registration #: 21035; registration date: 19 April 1982; link to UNTS)
Case concerning the continental shelf (Malta, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya), Application for permission to intervene, International Court of Justice, 21 March 1984
Judgment of the International Court of Justice on the Continental Shelf (Libyan Arab Jamahiriya/Malta), 3 June 1985
Agreement between the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and the Republic of Malta implementing Article III of the Special Agreement and the Judgment of the International Court of Justice, 10 November 1986

Tunisia

Special agreement between the Republic of Tunisia and the Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya for the submission to the International Court of Justice of the question of the continental shelf between the two countries, 10 June 1977 (entry into force: 27 February 1978; registration #: 17408; registration date: 15 December 1978; link to UNTS)
Case concerning the continental shelf (Tunisia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya), Application for permission to intervene, International Court of Justice, 14 April 1981
Case concerning the continental shelf (Tunisia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya), International Court of Justice, 24 February 1982
Application for Revision and Interpretation of the Judgment of 24 February 1982 in the case concerning the Continental Shelf (Tunisia/Libyan Arab Jamahiriya), International Court of Justice, 10 December 1985
Agreement between the Libyan Arab Socialist People's Jamahariya and the Republic of Tunisia to Implement the Judgment of the International Court of Justice in the Tunisia/Libya Continental Shelf Case, 8 August 1988

Turkey

Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of National Accord-State of Libya on Delimitation of the Maritime Jurisdiction Areas in the Mediterranean" 27 November 2019 (entry into force: 8 December 2019; registration #: 56119; registration date: 11 December 2019; link to UNTS)

Additional relevant material and communications

Libya: Letter dated 26 December 2019 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Libya to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/74/634 [See also: Egypt: Note verbale dated 23 December 2019 from the Permanent Mission of Egypt to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/74/628]

Greece: Letter dated 14 February 2020 from the Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/74/706

Turkey: Letter dated 27 February 2020 from the Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/74/727

Turkey: Letter dated 18 March 2020 from the Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/74/757

Greece: Letter dated 19 March 2020 from the Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/74/758

Greece: Letter dated 20 April 2020 from the Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General. A/74/819

Cyprus: Letter dated 24 April 2020 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General. A/74/824–S/2020/332

Syrian Arab Republic: Letter dated 29 April 2020 from the Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General. A/74/831

Greece: Letter dated 1 June 2020 from the Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General. A/74/872

Turkey: Letter dated 2 July 2020 from the Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General A/74/936

Cyprus: Letter dated 20 July 2020 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General. A/74/962

Greece: Letter dated 11 August 2020 from the Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General. A/74/988-S/2020/795

Turkey: Note verbale dated 14 August 2020 from the Permanent Mission of Turkey to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General. A/74/990

Turkey: Letter dated 21 August 2020 from the Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General. A/74/997–S/2020/826

Greece: Note verbale dated 2 September 2020 from the Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General. A/74/1006

Greece: Letter dated 4 September 2020 from the Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council. S/2020/888

Greece: Letter dated 29 September 2020 from the Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General. A/75/375–S/2020/958

 

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