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Enforcement Order of the Law on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone.

Country/Territory
Japan
Document type
Regulation
Date
1977 (2001)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Sea
Keyword
Maritime zone Territorial sea Sovereignty
Geographical area
Asia, Eastern Asia
Abstract

The Order prescribes that straight baselines and criteria for the use of baselines shall be established by Cabinet Order. This Order indicates straight baselines in Schedule I. Additional criteria for the establishment of straight baselines are given and for specified areas exceptions are made. Limits of designated areas and the outer limits of other parts of the territorial sea in the sense of paragraph 2 of the supplementary provisions of the Law are laid down in Schedule 2 to this Order.

Full text
English
Website
www.un.org

References - Legislation

Implements

Law on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone.

Legislation | Japan | 1977 (1996)

Keyword: Maritime zone, Territorial sea, Enforcement/compliance, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX