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THE LAW OF THE SEA BULLETINS

CONSOLIDATED TABLE OF CONTENTS




Law of the Sea Bulletins Nos. 1- 104

Contents:

·         National legislation

·         Bilateral and trilateral treaties

·         Declarations made upon signature of, ratification of, accession or succession to the UNCLOS
and implementation Agreements, or any time thereafter

·         Objections to Declarations made by States upon Signature or Ratification to the UNCLOS

·         Notes, Statements and Communications from States and Groups of States

·         GA Resolutions of interest

·         ECOSOC Resolutions

·         Legal Information from other International Organizations

·         Preparatory Commission Reports

·         Tables of Members and Observers of the Preparatory Commission

·         List of Documents of the Preparatory Commission

·         Information relevant to the work of the Preparatory Commission

·         Statements made by delegations at the conclusion of the Preparatory Commission 1989 summer meeting

·         Awards and Judgments

·         Other Information Relevant to the Law of the Sea

·         Settlement of Disputes Mechanisms

·         Multilateral Conventions

·         Tables indicating the status of the Convention, of the Agreement to Part XI, and of the Fish Stocks Agreement

·         Agreement relating to the Implementation of Part XI of the Convention:
Notifications in accordance with Article 5, 7 and section 1, para. 12(a) of the Annex

·         Claims to maritime zones


National legislation 


State

Title

Bulletin #

Year

Page

Albania

Decree No. 7366, dated 9 March 1990, on a modification to decree No. 4650 of 9 March 1970, on the State Border of the People's Socialist Republic of Albania [Entered into force:  24 March 1990]

16

1990

2

Algeria

Presidential Decree No. 18-96 establishing an Exclusive Economic Zone off the Coast of Algeria, 20 March 2018 

97

2019

48

Algeria

Algeria: Presidential Decree No. 04-344 of 23 Ramadan 1425 (6 November 2004) Establishing a Zone Contiguous to the Territorial Sea

57

2005

116

Algeria

Legislative Decree No. 94-13 of 28 May 1994, establishing the General Rules Relating to Fisheries, 22 June 1994

27

1995

32

Angola

Law No. 21/92 of 28 August 1992

40

1999

13

Antigua and Barbuda

Letter dated 19 June 1997 from the Government of Antigua and Barbuda with regard to maritime treaties and a protest with regard to the status granted to "Isla Aves"

35

1997

97

Argentina

Marine Area, Law No. 26,875 of 3 July 2013

101

2013

12

Argentina

National System of Marine Protected Areas, Law No. 27,490 of 12 December 2018

101

2018

15

Argentina

Act No. 23.968 of 14 August 1991

20

1992

20

Australia

Sea and Submerged Lands (Historic Bays) Proclamation 2016, 10 March 2016

99

2016

16

Australia

Sea and Submerged Lands (Territorial Sea Baseline) Proclamation 2016, 10 March 2016

99

2016

19

Australia

Seas and Submerged Lands (Limits of Continental Shelf)

Proclamation, 2012

80

2013

18

Australia

Proclamation under the Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973, 29 August 2000

45

2001

45

Australia

Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973, as amended by the Maritime Legislation Amendment Act 1994

27

1995

49

Australia

Proclamation of 13 November 1990 to establish Australia's territorial sea

18

1991

8

Bahamas

The Archipelagic Waters and Maritime Jurisdiction (Archipelagic Baselines) Order, 8 December 2008

69

2009

74

Bahamas

An Act (No. 37 of 1993) respecting the Territorial Sea, Archipelagic Waters, Internal Waters and the Exclusive Economic Zone, entered into force on 4 January 1996

31

1996

31

Bahrain

Law by Decree No. 8 of 1993 with respect to the Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone of the State of Bahrain, 20 April 1993

24

1993

5

Bangladesh

S.R.O. No. 328-Law/2015/MOFA/UNCLOS/113/2/15,
4 November 2015

90

2016

42

Barbados

Chapter 386: Barbados Territorial Waters

89

2015

28

Barbados

Chapter 394: Coastal Zone Management

89

2015

33

Belgium

Act on protection of the marine environment and ocean space under Belgian jurisdiction, 20 January 1999

45

2001

47

Belgium

Act amending the Judicial Code, to protect the marine environment and ocean space under Belgian jurisdiction, 28 February 1999

45

2001

67

Belgium

Act concerning the exclusive economic zone of Belgium in the North Sea, 22 April 1999

44

2000

36

Belgium

Act of 6 October 1987 establishing the breadth of the territorial sea of Belgium

11

1987

12

Belize

Maritime Areas (Amendment) Act 2019

100

2019

17

Belize

The Maritime Areas Act, an Act to make provision with respect to the territorial sea, internal waters and the exclusive economic zone of Belize; and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto of 24 January 1992

21

1992

3

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Supreme Decree No. 12683, 18 July 1975

90

2016

17

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Supreme Decree No. 18176, 9 April 1981

90

2016

21

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Supreme Decree No. 26805, 9 October 2002

90

2016

24

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Bolivian Marine Fisheries Regulations, November 2003

90

2016

25

Brazil

Decree No 8.400, 4 February 2015

87

2015

34

Brazil

List of geographical coordinates of points defining the outer limit of the Brazilian Exclusive Economic Zone (deposited by Brazil with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, under UNCLOS, on 27 August 2004)

56

2004

15

Brazil

List of geographical coordinates of points defining the straight baselines along the coast of Brazil (Deposited by Brazil with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, under UNCLOS, on 11 May 2004)

55

2004

25

Brazil

Law No. 8617 of 4 January 1993, on the Territorial Sea, the Contiguous Zone, the Exclusive Economic Zone and the Continental Shelf

23

1993

17

Brazil

Extract from the Brazilian Constitution on the organization of the State (Adopted on 5 October 1988)

12

1988

11

Bulgaria

The Republic of Bulgaria Maritime Space, Inland Waterways and Ports Act of the Republic of Bulgaria, 28 January 2000

49

2002

21

Bulgaria

Act of 8 July 1987 governing the ocean space of the People's Republic of Bulgaria

13

1989

8

Bulgaria

Decree No. 77 of 7 January 1987 of the State Council of the People's Republic of Bulgaria on the exclusive economic zone of the People's Republic of Bulgaria in the Black Sea, 7 January 1987

10

1987

10

Canada

An Act respecting the oceans of Canada, 18 December 1996

35

1997

38

Canada

Notification in relation to the Compulsory Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice, 10 May 1994

26

1994

19

Canada

An Act to amend the Coastal Fisheries Protection Act, 12 May 1994

26

1994

20

Cape Verde

Law No. 60/IV/92 Delimiting the Maritime Areas of the Republic of Cape Verde and revoking Decree-Law No. 126/77 and all legal provisions which contravene this law, 10 December 1992

26

1994

24

Chile

Law No. 18.565 of 13 October 1986 amending the Civil Code with regard to maritime space

9

1987

1

Chile

Statement dated 15 September 1985 by the Government of Chile concerning Easter Island and Sala y Gomez Island:  extension of undersea sovereignty

7

1986

107

China

“Statement of the Government of the People’s Republic of China On the Baselines of the Territorial Sea of Diaoyu Dao and Its Affiliated Islands”, 10 September 2012

80

2013

30

China

People's Republic of China Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf Act, 26 June 1998

38

1998

28

China

Declaration of the Government of the People's Republic of China on the Baselines of the Territorial Sea, 15 May 1996

32

1996

40

China

Law on the territorial sea and the contiguous zone of the People's Republic of China of 25 February 1992

21

1992

24

Comoros

Presidential Decree No. 10-092 of 13 August 2010 establishing the limits of the territorial sea of the Union of the Comoros

74

2011

16

Cook Islands

Cook Islands Exclusive Economic Zone 200NM Geographic Coordinates

85

2014

23

Cook Islands

Maritime Zones Act 2013-09-26, No. 323

82

2014

14

Costa Rica

Law No. 8084, concerning the Adoption of the Treaty on the Delimitation of Marine and Submarine Areas and Maritime Cooperation between the Republic of Costa Rica and the Republic of Colombia, 7 February 2001

46

2001

81

Côte d’Ivoire

National Legislation and Related Information

90

2016

16

Croatia

List of geographical coordinates defining the outer limit of the Ecological and Fisheries Protection Zone

59

2005

28

Croatia

Decision on Amending the Decision on the Extension of the Jurisdiction of the Republic of Croatia in the Adriatic Sea of 3 October 2003

55

2004

31

Croatia

Note verbale dated 29 October 2003 addressed to the Secretary-General, transmitting the Decision on the Extension of the Jurisdiction of the Republic of Croatia in the Adriatic Sea

53

2004

67

Croatia

Decision on the Extension of the Jurisdiction of the Republic of Croatia in the Adriatic Sea, 3 October 2003

53

2004

68

Croatia

The Maritime Code, 27 January 1994 (continued)

43

2000

14

Croatia

The Maritime Code, 27 January 1994

42

2000

26

Cuba

Decree-Law No. 266 on the outer limits of the exclusive economic zone of the Republic of Cuba in the Gulf of Mexico

70

2009

36

Cuba

Legislative Decree No. 158—Contiguous Zone, 12 April 1995

54

2004

27

Cyprus

Notification of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus made pursuant to article 3, paragraph 3, of the Exclusive Economic Zone and the Continental Shelf Laws (consolidation of Laws 64(1)/2004, 97(1)/2014), 6 May 2019

100

2019

18

Cyprus

Territorial Sea Laws 1964 and 2014

86

2004

16

Cyprus

Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf Laws 2004 and 2014

86

2004

17

Cyprus

The Regulation of the Innocent Passage of Ships in the Territorial Waters

Law, 2011

78

2012

15

Cyprus

A Law to Provide for the Proclamation of the Exclusive Economic Zone by the Republic of Cyprus, 2 April 2004

55

2004

22

Cyprus

A Law to Provide for the Proclamation of the Contiguous Zone by the Republic of Cyprus, 2 April 2004

55

2004

21

Cyprus

Geographical Coordinates Showing Baselines for Measuring the Breadth of the Territorial Sea, in note verbale dated 3 May 1993

24

1993

6

Czech Republic

Act No. 158 of 18 May 2000 on Prospecting, Exploration for and Exploitation of Mineral Resources from the Seabed beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction and Amendments to Related Acts

51

2003

78

Czech Republic

Act 61 on Maritime Navigation, 24 February 2000

51

2003

40

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Law No. 09/002 of 7 May 2009 delimiting the maritime areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

70

2009

39

Denmark

Decree amending the Decree on the fishing territory off the Faroe Islands, 17 September 2009

71

2009

40

Denmark

Executive Order on the Delimitation of the Territorial Sea for the Faroe Islands, Executive Order No.306 of 16 May 2002

68

2008

15

Denmark

Decree to Amend the Decree on the Fishing Territory of the Faroe Islands, Decree No. 241 of 30 April 2002

68

2008

14

Denmark

Decree on the Coming into Force of the Act on the Delimitation of the Territorial Sea for the Faroe Islands, Decree No. 240 of 30 April 2002

68

2008

13

Denmark

Executive Order on the Exclusive Economic Zone of Greenland, 20 October 2004

66

2008

63

Denmark

Executive Order on the Demarcation of the Danish Contiguous Zone, 29 June 2005

58

2005

18

Denmark

Act on the Contiguous Zone, 24 June 2005

58

2005

17

Denmark

Executive Order on the Exclusive Economic Zone of Greenland, 20 October 2004

56

2004

133

Denmark

Royal Decree on Amendment of Royal Decree on Delimitation of the Territorial Waters of Greenland, 15 October 2004

56

2004

126

Denmark

Royal Decree on the Entry into Force of Act on Exclusive Economic Zones for Greenland, 15 October 2004

56

2004

126

Denmark

Executive Order No. 680 of 18 July 2003, amending Executive Order No. 242 of 21 April 1999 concerning the Delimitation of Denmark’s Territorial Sea

53

2004

44

Denmark

Executive Order No. 613 of 19 July 2002: Executive Order to Amend the Executive Order concerning Denmark’s Exclusive Economic Zone

50

2002

21

Denmark

Ordinance Governing the Admission of Foreign Warships and Military Aircraft to Danish Territory in Time of Peace, 16 April 1999

44

2000

52

Denmark

Act No. 200 of 7 April 1999 on the delimitation of the territorial sea

40

1999

17

Denmark

Executive Order No. 242 of 21 April 1999

40

1999

18

Denmark

Ordinance governing the admission of foreign warships and military aircraft to Danish territory in time of peace, 16 April 1999

40

1999

29

Denmark

Act. No. 411 of 22 May 1996 on Exclusive Economic Zones

33

1997

32

Djibouti

Decree No. 85-048 PR/PM, defining maritime limits and frontiers, of May 1985

39

1999

21

Djibouti

Decree No. 85-048 PR/PM, defining maritime limits and frontiers, of 5 May 1985

39

1999

21

Dominican Republic

Resolution 478-08 adopting the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, and its annexes, signed by the States Members of the United Nations at Montego Bay, Jamaica, on 10 December 1982, and the interpretative declarations authorized by article 310 of the Convention

74

2011

27

Dominican Republic

Act 66-07, 22 May 2007

65

2007

18

Ecuador

Presidential Decree No. 450

75

2011

15

Ecuador

Proclamation of 19 September 1985 on the continental shelf

7

1986

109

Egypt

Note verbale of 2 May 1990 from the Arab Republic of Egypt to the United Nations concerning the baselines of the maritime areas of the Arab Republic of Egypt

16

1990

3

Egypt

Decree No. 27 (1990) of 9 January 1990 concerning the baselines of the maritime areas of the Arab Republic of Egypt

16

1990

5

Equatorial Guinea

Act No. 1/1999 of 6 March 1999 designating the median line as the maritime boundary of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

40

1999

31

Equatorial Guinea

Act No. 15/1984 of 12 November 1984 on the territorial sea and exclusive economic zone of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

6

1985

19

Estonia

Law on the Boundaries of the Maritime Tract, 10 March 1993

25

1994

55

Federal Republic of Germany

Proclamation of 11 November 1994 by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the Extension of the Breadth of the German Territorial Sea

27

1995

55

Federal Republic of Germany

Proclamation of 25 November 1994 by the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the establishment of an Exclusive Economic Zone of the Federal Republic of Germany in the North Sea and in the Baltic Sea

27

1995

57

Federal Republic of Germany

Legislation in relation to the Area

12

1988

27

Federal Republic of Germany

National legislation in relation to the Area

11

1988

57

Federal Republic of Germany

Decree of 12 November 1984 on the extension of the territorial sea of the Federal Republic of Germany in the North Sea for preventing tanker casualties in the German Bight [Entered into force:  16 March 1985]

7

1986

9

Federal Republic of Germany

Notice 85‑574 of 12 November 1984 on the extension of the territorial sea in the North Sea: additional provisions to the 1972 Collision Regulations [Entered into force:  16 March 1985]

7

1986

10

Federal Republic of Germany

Notice 85‑1224 on the German Bight – extension of the territorial sea: additional provisions to the 1972 Collision Regulations (entry into force: 16 March 1985)

7

1986

13

Federal Republic of Germany

Annex to Notice 85‑1224:  extracts from the Traffic Regulations for Navigable Waterways

7

1986

16

Federated States of Micronesia

Permanent Regulation on the Maritime Boundaries and Maritime Zones of the Federated States of Micronesia pursuant to 18 F.S.M.C. §§101, 102, 104, 105A, and 107, as amended by Public Law No. 19172

102

2019

13

Fiji

Marine Spaces Act (Cap. 158A)

87

2015

32

Fiji

Marine Spaces (Territorial Seas) (Rotuma and its Dependencies) (Amendment) Order 2012,
9 November 2012

87

2015

32

Fiji

Marine Spaces (Archipelagic Baselines and Exclusive Economic Zone) (Amendment)
Order 2012, 9 November 2012

87

2015

33

Fiji

Marine Spaces (archipelagic baselines and exclusive economic zone) Order

66

2008

67

Fiji

Marine Spaces (territorial sea) (Rotuma and its dependencies) Order

66

2008

66

Finland

Government Decree on the Exclusive Economic Zone of Finland, 2 December 2004

57

2005

111

Finland

Act on the Exclusive Economic Zone of Finland, 26 November 2004

57

2005

106

Finland

Act amending the Act on the Limits of the Territorial Waters of Finland (981/95), entry into force: 30 July 1995

29

1995

56

France

Decree No. 2018-24 of 16 January 2018 establishing the outer limits of the territorial sea off the island of Reunion

101

2018

22

France

Decree No. 2018-681 of 30 July 2018 establishing the outer limits of the territorial sea off the metropolitan territory of France

101

2018

24

France

Decree No. 2018-1157 of 14 December 2018 on the publication of the Agreement on maritime delimitation between the Government of the French Republic and

the Government of the Republic of Suriname (with one annex) signed at Paris on 8 November 2017

101

2018

30

France

Decree No. 2019-273 of 3 April 2019 on the publication of the Agreement between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of Antigua and Barbuda concerning maritime delimitation in the Caribbean region, signed at Saint John’s on 15 March 2017

101

2019

33

France

Decree No. 2019-319 of 12 April 2019 defining the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea adjacent to French Polynesia is measured

101

2019

37

France

Decree No. 2019-320 of 12 April 2019 establishing the outer limits of the territorial sea off the Wallis and Futuna Islands

101

2019

40

France

Decree No. 2018-23 establishing the outer limits of the territorial sea and the exclusive economic zone off Clipperton Island, 16 January 2018

99

2018

24

France

Decree No. 2017-1511 of 30 October 2017 defining the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea adjacent to the French Antilles is measured, 30 October 2017

96

2018

101

France

Decree No. 2017-481 of 5 April 2017 on the publication of the Agreement between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands concerning the delimitation of maritime boundaries in the Caribbean (with one annex), signed at Philipsburg on 6 April 2016

95

2018

35

France

Decree No. 2017-368 of 20 March 2017 establishing the outer limits of the territorial sea and the exclusive economic zone off the Kerguelen Islands (French Southern and Antarctic Lands)

95

2018

31

France

Decree No. 2017-367 of 20 March 2017 establishing the outer limits of the territorial sea and the exclusive economic zone off Saint-Paul and Amsterdam Islands (French Southern and Antarctic Lands)

95

2018

26

France

Decree No. 2017-366 of 20 March 2017 establishing the outer limits of the territorial sea and the exclusive economic zone off the Crozet Archipelago (French Southern and Antarctic Lands)

95

2018

22

France

Decree No. 2014-1491 of 11 December 2014 publishing the Agreement in the form of an exchange of letters between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the French Republic relating to the delimitation of the exclusive economic zone (with two annexes), signed at Paris on 20 April 2011

95

2018

18

France

Decree No. 2004-74 of 15 January 2004 publishing the agreement between the French Republic and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland concerning the establishment of a maritime boundary between France and Jersey, signed at Saint Helier on 4 July 2000

95

2018

15

France

Decree No. 2015-550 defining the baselines from which the breadth of the French territorial sea adjacent to the coasts of Clipperton Island, 18 May 2015

89

2015

22

France

Decree No. 2015-551 defining the baselines from which the breadth of the French territorial sea adjacent to the Crozet Archipelago (French Southern and Antarctic Territories) is measured, 18 May 2015

89

2015

23

France

Decree No. 2015-635 of 5 June 2015 defining the baselines from which the breadth of the French territorial sea adjacent to the Kerguelen Islands (French Southern and Antarctic Territories) is measured, 5 June 2015

89

2015

25

France

Decree No. 2015-958 of 31 July 2015 defining the baselines from which the breadth of the French territorial sea adjacent to the territory of mainland France and Corsica is measured, 31 July 2015

89

2015

26

France

Decree No. 2014-1309 defining the baselines from which the breadth of the French territorial sea adjacent to the Department of Réunion is measured, 30 October 2014

86

2014

24

France

Decree No. 2012-1068 of 18 September 2012 drawing the baselines from which the breadth of the French territorial sea adjacent to French Polynesia is measured

82

2014

20

France

Decree No. 2012-1148 of 12 October Establishing an Economic Zone off the Coast of the Territory of the Republic in the Mediterranean Sea

81

2014

16

France

Decree No. 78-147 of 3 February 1978 establishing, pursuant to the Law of 16 July 1976, an economic zone off the coast of Île Clipperton

74

2011

63

France

Decree No. 2007-1254 of 21 August 2007 promulgating the Agreement between the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Republic of Madagascar on the delimitation of maritime areas situated between La Réunion and Madagascar, signed at Saint-Denis on 14 April 2005

71

2009

22

France

Decree no. 78-146 of 3 February 1978, establishing, pursuant to the Act of 16 July 1976, an economic zone off the coasts of the islands of Tromelin, Glorieuses, Juan de Nova, Europa and Bassas da India

71

2009

16

France

Decree No. 2002-827 of 3 May 2002--Decree defining the straight baselines and closing lines of bays used to determine the baselines from which the breadth of French territorial waters adjacent to New Caledonia is measured

53

2004

58

France

Decree No. 99-324 of 21 April 1999, to determine the baselines from which the breadth of the French territorial sea adjacent to the Martinique and Guadeloupe regions is measured

50

2002

27

France

Prefectural Order No. 1/93, prohibiting the movement in the Bouches de Bonifacio of tankers carrying oil and ships carrying dangerous or toxic substances, 15 February 1993

25

1994

65

France

Act No. 89‑874 of 1 December 1989 concerning maritime cultural assets and amending the Act of 27 September 1941 regulating archaeological excavations

16

1990

12

France

Act of 31 December 1987 concerning the campaign against drug trafficking and amending certain provisions of the Penal Code

12

1988

13

France

Decree No. 85/185 of 6 February 1985 regulating the passage of foreign ships through French territorial waters

6

1985

14

Gabon

Decree No. 002066/PR/MHCUCDM of 4 December 1992.   Regulatory provisions for determining the baselines for measuring the breadth of the territorial sea of the Gabonese Republic

42

2000

168

Gabon

Act No. 9/84 of 12 July 1984 establishing an exclusive economic zone of 200 nautical miles

9

1987

3

German Democratic Republic

Marine Research Decree of 23 March 1989, on foreign marine scientific research in the territorial sea, on the continental shelf and in the fishery zone of the German Democratic Republic

13

1989

31

German Democratic Republic

Frontier ordinance of 20 December 1984 (Corrigendum)

6

1985

23

German Democratic Republic

Second ordinance for the implementation of the law on the State Frontier of the German Democratic Republic (Frontier ordinance), of 20 December 1984

4

1985

41

Ghana

Maritime Zones (Delimitation) Law, 1986, 2 August 1986

8

1986

14

Greece

Law No. 2289/1995 "On Prospecting, Exploration and Exploitation of Hydrocarbons and Other Provisions", as amended by Law No. 4001/2011

79

2013

14

Grenada

List of geographical coordinates of points of closing lines defining the internal waters of Grenada as contained in the Statutory Rules and Orders No.32 of 1992

71

2009

37

Grenada

List of geographical coordinates of points defining archipelagic baselines of Grenada as contained in the Statutory Rules and Orders No. 31 of 1992

71

2009

36

Guinea

Decree No. D/2015/122/PRG/SGG, 19 June 2015

89

2015

14

Guinea-Bissau

Act No. 2/85 of 17 May 1985 on straight baselines

7

1986

23

Guinea-Bissau

Act No. 3/85 of 17 May 1985 on delimitation of the maritime boundary between the Republic of Guinea‑Bissau and the Republic of Guinea; and on the territorial sea, continental shelf and the exclusive economic zone of Guinea‑Bissau

7

1986

23

Guyana

Regulations made under the Maritime Zones Act (Cap. 63:01), 22 July 2015

88

2015

20

Guyana

Maritime Zones Act 2010 – Act no. 18 of 2010

74

2011

32

Honduras

Executive Decree No. PCM-017-2000, 28 August 2000

50

2002

25

Honduras

Act on Honduran Maritime Areas, 30 October 1999

49

2002

16

Honduras

Executive Decree No. PCM 007-2000 of 21 March 2000 

43

2000

96

Iceland

Regulation No. 196 of 9 May 1985, concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf to the west, south and east

8

1986

10

India

Notification of the Ministry of External Affairs concerning the baseline system, 11 May 2009 (Corrigendum, 20 November 2009)

72

2010

80

India

Notification of the Ministry of External Affairs of 11 May 2009 concerning the baseline system

71

2009

26

India

Statement in continuation of its note No.NY/PM/444/3/97 dated 24 February 1997 on Pakistan's notification specifying baselines, 22 May 2001

46

2001

14

India

Note verbale dated 24 February 1997 addressed to the Secretary-General protesting baselines measuring Pakistan's territorial waters, the contiguous zone, the exclusive economic zone and continental shelf in the Arabian Sea as impinging upon India’s sovereign jurisdiction

34

1997

46

Indonesia

List of geographical coordinates of points of the Indonesian archipelagic baselines based on the Government Regulation of the Republic of Indonesia Number 38 of 2002, as amended by the Government Regulation of the Republic of Indonesia Number 37 of 2008

69

2009

81

Indonesia

Indonesian Government Regulation No. 37 on the Rights and Obligations of Foreign Ships and Aircraft Exercising the Right of Archipelagic Sea Lane Passage through Designated Archipelagic Sea Lanes, 28 June 2002

52

2003

20

Indonesia

Act No. 6 of 8 August 1996 regarding Indonesian Waters

38

1998

32

Indonesia

Government Regulation No. 61 of 1998 on the list of geographical coordinates of the base points of the archipelagic baselines of Indonesia in the Natuna Sea, 16 June 1998

38

1998

41

Indonesia

Act No. 5 of 1983 of 18 October 1983 on the Indonesian exclusive economic zone

7

1986

26

Indonesia

Annex.  Elucidation of Act No. 5 of 1983

7

1986

33

Iran

Act on the Marine Areas of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Persian Gulf and the Oman Sea, in note verbale dated 6 July 1993

24

1993

10

Iraq

Straight baselines, 2011

77

2012

15

Ireland

Points, defined by co-ordinates of latitude and longitude on World Geodetic System 1984 datum (WGS 1984), connected by geodesic lines, permanently describing the outer limits of the continental shelf of Ireland in the area abutting the Porcupine Abyssal Plain, 19 August 2009

71

2009

34

Ireland

Exclusive Economic Zone: list of coordinates in WGS84 (Corrigendum in Bulletin 65, p. 49)

62

2006

155

Ireland

Sea Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006

62

2006

61

Ireland

Maritime Jurisdiction (Amendment) Act, 1988, an Act to Amend the Maritime Jurisdiction Act, 1959, of 4 May 1988

12

1988

15

Israel

List of Geographical Coordinates For the Delimitation of the Northern Limit of the Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone of the State of Israel in WGS8

76

2011

28

Israel

Territorial Waters (Amendment) Law, 5750‑1990, of 5 February 1990

16

1990

17

Italy

Ministerial Decree of the Minister for Economic Development, 27 December 2012

85

2014

14

Italy

Law 61 on the Establishment of an ecological protection zone beyond the outer limit of the territorial sea, 8 February 2006

61

2006

98

Italy

Decree of the Ministers of the Merchant Marine, 26 February 1993

25

1994

66

Jamaica

Maritime Areas Act of 1996, 3 July 1996

34

1997

29

Jamaica

Geographical coordinates, 14 October 1996

34

1997

44

Jamaica

The Exclusive Economic Zone Act Baselines) Regulations, 12 October 1992

32

1996

44

Jamaica

Act 33 of 1991 entitled "The Exclusive Economic Zone Act, 1991"

21

1992

28

Japan

Enforcement Order of the Law on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone (Cabinet Order No.210 of 1977, as amended by Cabinet Order No.383 of 1993, Cabinet Order No.206 of 1996 and Cabinet Order No.434 of 2001)

66

2008

71

Japan

Law on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone (Law No. 30 of 1977, as amended by Law No. 73 of 1996)

35

1997

76

Japan

Enforcement Order of the Law on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone (Cabinet Order No. 210 of 1977, as amended by Cabinet Order No. 383 of 1993 and Cabinet Order No. 206 of 1996)

35

1997

78

Japan

Law on the Exclusive Economic Zone and the Continental Shelf (Law No. 74 of 1996)

35

1997

94

Japan

Law on the Exclusive Economic Zone and the Continental Shelf-Act No. 140 of 14 June 1996

33

1997

36

Japan

Guidelines for conducting marine scientific research in areas under national jurisdiction, of 20 July 1996

33

1997

38

Kenya

Proclamation by the President of the Republic of Kenya, 9 June 2005

61

2006

96

Kiribati

Marine Zones (Declaration) Act 2011, (no. 4 of 2011)

87

2015

17

Kiribati

Closing Lines Regulations 2014

87

2015

21

Kiribati

Baselines Around the Archipelagos of Kiribati Regulations 2014

87

2015

22

Kiribati

Territorial Sea Baselines of Kiribati Regulations 2014

87

2015

23

Kiribati

Territorial Sea Outer Limits Regulations 2014

87

2015

25

Kiribati

Contiguous Zone Outer Limits Regulations 2014

87

2015

26

Kiribati

Exclusive Economic Zone Outer Limit Regulations 2014

87

2015

28

Kuwait

Decree no (317) year 2014 Concerning the Delimitation of the Marine Areas Pertaining to the State of Kuwait and its Amendment, 29 October 2014

89

2015

19

Latvia

Regulation No.: 779 of 17 August 2010 on the coordinates of the points of baselines

76

2011

15

Latvia

Decision of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Latvia on procedure for the law of the Republic of Latvia "On the Border of the Republic of Latvia" going into effect on 10 December 1990

25

1994

67

Lebanon

Decree No. 6433, Delineation of the boundaries of the exclusive economic zone of Lebanon, 2011

77

2012

18

Lebanon

List of Geographical Coordinates of points for the delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone – the Southern Part of the Western Median Line (Lebanon – Cyprus)

74

2011

30

Lebanon

Report concerning the delimitation of the southern limit of Lebanon’s exclusive economic

zone, 2010

73

2010

39

Libya

General People’s Committee Decision No. 260 of A.J. 1377 (A.D. 2009) concerning the declaration of the exclusive economic zone, 31 May 2009

72

2010

78

Libya

Declaration concerning the exclusive economic zone of the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, 27 May 2009

72

2010

78

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

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

59

2005

19

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

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

59

2005

15

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Declaration of a Libyan Fisheries Protection Zone in the Mediterranean Sea, 24 February 2005

58

2005

15

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

General People’s Committee Decision No. 37 concerning the declaration of a Libyan fisheries protection zone in the Mediterranean Sea

58

2005

14

Lithuania

Resolution No 1597 on the Approval of the Limits  of the Territorial Sea, Contiguous Zone, Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf of the Republic of Lithuania  and the Assignement  to Ministries and Government Institutions to Prepare the Required Legal Acts, 6 December 2004

61

2006

17

Lithuania

Legislation on the Territorial Sea, 25 June 1992

25

1994

75

Lithuania

Law of the Republic of Lithuania on the State Boundary of the Republic of Lithuania, 25 June 1992

25

1994

76

Madagascar

Decree No. 2018-1008 establishing the baselines for measuring the breadth of the various maritime zones under the national jurisdiction of the Republic of Madagascar

101

2018

43

Madagascar

Maritime Code, 3 February 2000 (Parts II (Maritime commerce) and III (Maritime disputes)) (Date rectified in Bulletin 60, p. 134)

57

2005

47

Madagascar

Maritime Code, 3 February 2000 (Part I: Branches of Maritime Administration) (Date rectified in Bulletin 60, p. 134)

56

2004

60

Madagascar

Extract from Act No. 99-028 of 3 February 2000 amending the Maritime Code (Corrigendum in Bulletin 60, p. 134)

51

2003

93

Madagascar

Decree No. 94-112, establishing the General Organization of Maritime Fishing, 18 February 1994

33

1997

55

Madagascar

Ordinance No. 93-022, regulating fishing and aquaculture, 4 May 1993

33

1997

64

Madagascar

Ordinance No. 85‑013 of 16 September 1985 determining the limits of the maritime zones (territorial sea, continental shelf and exclusive economic zone) of the Democratic Republic of Madagascar

7

1986

42

Maldives

Maritime Zones of Maldives Act No. 6/96

41

1999

16

Marshall Island

Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Zones Declaration Act 2016

91

2016

14

Mauritania

Ordinance 88‑120 of 31 August 1988 establishing the limits and the legal regime of the territorial sea, the contiguous zone, the exclusive economic zone and the continental shelf of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

13

1989

36

Mauritius

Description of Lines Connecting the Basepoints

67

2008

30

Mauritius

Maritime Zones (Baselines and Delineating Lines) Regulations 2005

67

2008

13

Mauritius

Maritime Zone Act 2005

62

2006

52

Mexico

Information permanently describing the outer limit of the continental shelf of Mexico in the western area of the Gulf of Mexico beyond 200 nautical miles from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured, 20 May 2009

71

2009

32

Mexico

Explanatory memorandum from the President of the Republic of Mexico submitted to the Congress of the United Mexican States concerning the "Federal Act relating to the Sea" of 8 January 1986

7

1986

46

Mexico

Federal Act relating to the Sea, 8 January 1986

7

1986

53

Monaco

Act No. 1,198 of 27 March 1998 containing the Code of the Sea

40

1999

36

Myanmar

Territorial Sea and Maritime Zones Law, 17 July 2017

99

2017

28

Myanmar

The Law amending the Territorial Sea and Maritime Zone Law (The State Peace and Development Council Law No.8/2008), 5 December 2008

69

2009

69

Namibia

Act No. 3 of 1990. "Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone of Namibia", of 30 June 1990

21

1992

59

Namibia

Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone of Namibia Amendment Act, 1991, 12 December 1991

21

1992

64

Namibia

Act No. 3 of 1990.  "Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone of Namibia", of 30 June 1990

16

1990

18

Nauru

Sea Boundaries Act 1997 of 12 August 1997

41

1999

21

Netherlands

Kingdom Act of 27 May 1999 establishing an exclusive economic zone of the Kingdom (Exclusive Economic Zone (Establishment) Act)

44

2000

54

Netherlands

Decree of 13 March 2000 determining the outer limits of the exclusive economic zone of the Netherlands and effecting the entry into force of the Kingdom Act establishing an exclusive economic zone (Exclusive Economic Zone of the Netherlands (Outer Limits) Decree)

44

2000

55

Netherlands

Decree of 6 July 1993 establishing a Fishing Zone for the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba (Fishing Zone (Netherlands Antilles and Aruba) Decree)

24

1993

16

Netherlands

Territorial Sea of the Kingdom in the Netherlands Antilles (Extension) Act of 9 January 1985

7

1986

67

Netherlands

Netherlands Territorial Sea (Demarcation) Act of 9 January 1985 [Entered into force: 1 June 1985]

6

1985

16

Netherlands Antilles and Aruba

Decree of 6 July 1998 establishing a fisheries zone for the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba (Decree relating to the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba fisheries zone)

38

1998

52

New Zealand

Continental Shelf Order 2018, 13 August 2018

98

2019

15

Nicaragua

Presidential Decree No. 17-2018, Decree of Reform to Decree No. 33 2013, “Baselines of the Maritime Spaces of the Republic of Nicaragua in the Caribbean Sea”,

10 October 2018

99

2018

36

Nicaragua

Decree No. 33-2013

83

2014

35

Nigeria

Territorial Waters (Amendment) Decree 1998, 1 January 1998

38

1998

53

Niue

Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone Act 1996, 30 April 1997

37

1998

35

Norway

List of geographical coordinates of points defining the outer limit of the territorial sea around Bouvet Island

60

2006

50

Norway

Regulations of 25 February 2005 relating to the baseline determining the extent of the territorial sea around Bouvet Island

60

2006

49

Norway

Act No. 57 relating to Norway’s territorial waters and contiguous zone, 27 June 2003

54

2004

97

Norway

Regulations relating to the baselines for determining the extent of the territorial sea around mainland Norway, 14 June 2002

54

2004

88

Norway

List of coordinates of points defining the outer limit of the territorial sea around Jan Mayen

54

2004

81

Norway

List of coordinates of points defining the outer limit of the territorial sea around Svalbard (Corrigendum in Bulletin 57, p. 130)

54

2004

41

Norway

List of coordinates of points defining the outer limit of the territorial sea around Norway mainland

54

2004

29

Norway

Regulations relating to the Limit of the Norwegian Territorial Sea around Jan Mayen, laid down by Royal Decree of 30 August 2002

50

2002

22

Norway

Regulations relating to the baselines for determining the extent of the territorial sea around mainland, 14 June 2002

49

2002

53

Norway

Regulations relating to foreign marine scientific research in Norway’s internal waters, territorial sea and economic zone and on the continental shelf, 30 March 2001

46

2001

64

Norway

Regulations relating to the limits of the Norwegian territorial sea around Svalbard, 1 June 2001

46

2001

72

Norway

Act No. 72 of 29 November 1996 relating to petroleum activities

45

2001

14

Norway

Act No. 42 of 13 June 1997 relating to the Norwegian Coast Guard (Coast Guard Act)

45

2001

37

Oman

Royal Decree of 10 February 1981 concerning the territorial sea, continental shelf and exclusive economic zone of the Sultanate of Oman

1

1983

33

Oman

Royal decree issued on 1 June 1982 by the Government of the Sultanate of Oman concerning straight baselines

1

1983

35

Pakistan

Territorial maritime boundaries, notification published in the Gazette of Pakistan on 29 August 1996

34

1997

45

Panama

National Executive Decree Law No. 7 of 10 February 1998, “Creating the Maritime Authority of Panama”

37

1998

58

Papua New Guinea

Declaration of the baselines by method of coordinates of base points for purposes of the location of the archipelagic waters of 25 July 2002

50

2002

31

Peru

Supreme Decree No. 047-2007/RE of 12 August 2007, denoting 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

65

2007

15

Peru

Maritime Dominion Baselines Law, No. 28621, 3 November 2005

64

2007

15

Peru