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Act No. 8.617 providing for territorial sea, contiguous zone, EEZ and continental shelf of Brazil.

Country/Territory
Brazil
Document type
Legislation
Date
1993
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Sea
Keyword
EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone Maritime zone Territorial sea Continental shelf Sovereignty
Geographical area
Americas, South America
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force on the date of publication.
Abstract

This Act provides for territorial sea, contiguous zone, EEZ and continental shelf of Brazil. It consists of 16 articles specifying all necessary information regarding the aforementioned sectors laying under the jurisdiction of the Government of Brazil. This Act permit as well the innocent transit on territorial sea of every international vessel.

Full text
Portuguese
Website
www.bdtextual.senado.gov.br

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Decree No. 1.290 specifying the baselines along brazilian coasts.

Legislation | Brazil | 1994

Keyword: Territorial sea, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 6.678 approving the VII Plan for Maritime resources – VII PSRM.

Legislation | Brazil | 2008

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Research, Wetlands, Territorial sea, Ecosystem preservation, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Environmental planning, Continental shelf

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 8.400 the appropriate points for the delimitation of the Baseline of Brazil along the continental and insular Brazilian coasts.

Legislation | Brazil | 2015

Keyword: Maritime zone, Territorial sea, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Continental shelf, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX