VENEZUELA (the Bolivarian Republic of)

Updated 16 April 2018


 Act of 27 July 1956 concerning the Territorial Sea, Continental Shelf, Fishery Protection and Air-Space

 Presidential Decree dated 10 July 1968

 Act establishing an Exclusive Economic Zone along the coasts of the Mainland and Islands of 26 July 1978

 Venezuela - Decree with the Rank, Value and Force of Organic Law on Aquatic Areas, 17 November 2014 - Spanish | English

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
and other relevant material

with the Dominican Republic

 Treaty on the delimitation of marine and submarine areas between the Republic of Venezuela and the Dominican Republic, 3 March 1979

with France

 Delimitation Treaty between the Government of the French Republic (Martinique and Guadeloupe) and the Government of the Republic of Venezuela (with map ), 17 July 1980 (entry into force: 28 January 1983; registration #: 21969; registration date: 27 June 1983; link to UNTS)

with the Netherlands

 Boundary delimitation Treaty between the Republic of Venezuela and the Kingdom of the Netherlands (with map), 31 March 1978 (entry into force: 15 December 1978; registration #: 17901; registration date: 17 July 1979; link to UNTS)

with Trinidad and Tobago

 Agreement between the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and the Government of the Republic of Venezuela on the Delimitation of Marine and Submarine Areas (First Phase agreement), 4 August 1989
 Treaty between the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the Republic of Venezuela on the delimitation of marine and submarine areas (with map and exchange of notes), 18 April 1990 (entry into force: 23 July 1991; registration #: 28463; registration date: 8 November 1991; link to UNTS)

with  the United States of America

 Maritime boundary Treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of Venezuela (with map), 28 March 1978 (entry into force: 24 November 1980; registration#:  20984; registration date: 15 April 1982; link to UNTS)

Other relevant material

 Letter dated 27 December 2018 from the Permanent Representative of Guyana to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


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