M.Z.N.134.2018. LOS of 26 April 2018: Deposit by the Independent State of Samoa of a list of geographical coordinates of points concerning the baselines for measuring the breadth of the territorial sea; the outer limits of the territorial sea; and the outer limits of the contiguous zone of Samoa.


The lists of geographical coordinates of points contained in this deposit supersede the lists contained in a previous deposit made by Samoa (see M.Z.N.116.2015.LOS of 14 August 2015)

Previous deposits that were superseded


 Maritime Zones Order 2017, dated 14 December 2017
 Maritime Zones Order, dated 21 April 2014 (Repealed by the Maritime Zones Order 2017, dated 14 December 2017)
 Maritime Zones Act, 1999, No. 18, 25 August 1999 (This Act repeals: The Territorial Sea Act, 1971, and the Exclusive Economic Zone Act, 1977)
Exclusive Economic Zone Act No. 3 of 25 August 1977, as amended by the Exclusive Economic Zone Amendment Act 1980 (Repealed by the Maritime Zones Act, 1999, No. 18, 25 August 1999)
Territorial Sea Act 1971, Act No. 3 of 15 July 1971 (Repealed by the Maritime Zones Act, 1999, No. 18, 25 August 1999)

Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

 No treaties available.

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