Updated 21 October 2016


 Presidential Decree No. 781 Concerning Submerged Continental or Insular Shelf of 1 August 1947
 Petroleum Law No. 11780 of 12 March 1952
 Legislative Decree No. 18880 of 8 June 1971 - General Mining Law
 Political Constitution of Peru, promulgated on 29 December 1993
 Law No. 28621 of 3 November 2005 - Peruvian Maritime Dominion Baselines Law | Spanish (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 64)
 Supreme Decree No. 047-2007/RE, of 12 August 2007, noting the outer limit (southern sector) of the maritime dominion of Peru, drawn in accordance with articles 4 and 5 of Law No. 28621 and with international law (see Law of the Sea Bulletin No. 65)


Penal Code
National Legislation

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with Chile and Ecuador

 Declaration on the maritime zone, 18 August 1952 (entry into force: 18 August 1952; registration #: 14758; registration date: 12 May 1976; link to UNTS)
 Agreement on the Special Maritime Boundary Zone, 4 December 1954 (entry into force: 21 September 1967; registration #: 40521; registration date: 24 August 2004; link to UNTS)

with Ecuador

Agreement by exchange of notes of identical content between the Republic of Peru and the Republic of Ecuador of 2 May 2011 (entry into force: 20 May 2011; registration number I-48631; registration date: 27 June 2011 link to UNTS)
  • Joint Declaration on the International Recognition of the Gulf of Guayaquil as a Historic Bay, made by Ecuador and Peru on 23 November 2012: Spanish | English

Other relevant material (see also ICJ web site)

 Peru - Chile

  Maritime Dispute (Peru v. Chile)

Communications received by the Secretariat of the United Nations

 29 May 2007*: Objection by the Government of Chile to the "Ley de Líneas de Base del Dominio Marítimo del Perú"
 10 August 2007*: Response by Peru to the objection by Chile to the "Ley de Líneas de Base del Dominio Marítimo del Perú"
27 August 2007*: Official English translation
 12 September 2007*: Statement by Chile
 * Date of receipt of the respective communications by the Secretariat.

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