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COOK ISLANDS


SUBMISSION IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE DEPOSIT OBLIGATIONS PURSUANT TO THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA (UNCLOS)

M.Z.N. 96. 2013. LOS of 13 August 2013: Deposit of lists of geographical coordinates of points as contained in the Agreement between the Government of the Cook Islands and the Government of Niue concerning the Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries between the Cook Islands and Niue, 29 August 2012

 

M.Z.N. 104. 2014. LOS of 30 June 2014: Deposit of lists of geographical coordinates of points as contained in the Agreement between the Government of the Cook Islands and the Government of the Republic of Kiribati concerning the Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries between the Cook Islands and the Republic of Kiribati, 29 August 2012

 

M.Z.N. 105. 2014. LOS of 30 June 2014: Deposit of lists of geographical coordinates of points as contained in the Agreement between the Government of the Cook Islands and the Government of New Zealand concerning the Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries between the Cook Islands and Tokelau, 4 August 2010

 

M.Z.N.153.2021.LOS of 16 August 2021: Deposit of lists of geographical coordinates of points concerning:
(a) the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured, as contained in the Maritime Zones (Baselines of Territorial Sea) Regulations 2020;
(b) the outer limits of the territorial sea, as contained in the Maritime Zones (Territorial Sea Outer Limits) Regulations 2020;
(c) the outer limits of the contiguous zone, as contained in the Maritime Zones (Contiguous Zone Outer Limits) Regulations 2020; and
(d) the outer limits of the exclusive economic zone and lines of delimitation thereof, as contained in the Maritime Zones (Exclusive Economic Zone Outer Limits) Regulations 2021.


The lists of geographical coordinates of points contained in this deposit sub (d) supersede a previous deposit made by the Cook Islands (M.Z.N.107.2014.LOS of 4 August 2014)



Previous deposits that were superseded

CONTINENTAL SHELF BEYOND 200 NAUTICAL MILES FROM THE BASELINES FROM WHICH THE BREADTH OF THE TERRITORIAL SEA IS MEASURED

Submission to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf made on 16 April 2009 - concerning the Manihiki Plateau

OTHER INFORMATION

Legislation

 CONTINENTAL SHELF ACT 1964, NO. 28 OF 3 NOVEMBER 1964 AS AMENDED BY THE CONTINENTAL SHELF AMENDMENT ACT, NO. 17 OF 14 NOVEMBER 1977 [repealed]
 Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone Act, Act No. 16 of 14 November 1977 [repealed]
  Maritime Zones Act 2018 of 23 February 2018
  Maritime Zones (Baselines of Territorial Sea) Regulations 2020 of 29 September 2020
  Maritime Zones (Territorial Sea Outer Limits) Regulations 2020 of 29 September 2020
  Maritime Zones (Contiguous Zone Outer Limits) Regulations 2020 of 29 September 2020
  Maritime Zones (Exclusive Economic Zone Outer Limits) Regulations 2021 of 1 June 2021

  Maritime boundary delimitation agreements
 and other material

with France

 Agreement on Maritime Delimitation between the Government of the Cook Islands and the Government of the French Republic, 3 August 1990 (entry into force: 3 August 1990; registration #: 27947; registration date: 26 February 1991; link to UNTS)

with New Zealand

Agreement between the Government of the Cook Islands and the Government of New Zealand concerning the Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries between the Cook Islands and Tokelau, 4 August 2010 (entry into force: 12 November 2012; registration #: 50545 ; date of registration: 21 March 2013 link to UNTS)

with Niue

Agreement between the Government of the Cook Islands and the Government of Niue concerning the Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries between the Cook Islands and Niue, 29 August 2012 (entry into force: 6 May 2013; registration #: 1370; registration date: 26 July 2013; link to UNTS)

with Kiribati

Agreement between the Government of the Cook Islands and the Government of the Republic of Kiribati concerning the Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries between the Cook Islands and the Republic of Kiribati, 29 August 2012 (entry into force:17 January 2014; registration #: 51976; registration date: 13 June 2014; link to UNTS)

with the United States of America 

 Treaty between the United States of America and the Cook Islands on friendship and delimitation of the maritime boundary between the United States of America and the Cook Islands, 11 June 1980 (entry into force: 8 September 1983; registration #: 28971; date of registration: 1 June 1992; link to UNTS)
 

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