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Executive Order on Extension of Executive Order No. 39 delimiting the maritime zones of the Republic of Liberia (No. 48 of 2013).

Country/Territory
Liberia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Sea
Keyword
Maritime zone Territorial sea EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone Continental shelf Sovereignty
Geographical area
Africa, Least Developed Countries, Western Africa
Abstract

This Executive Order of the President of Liberia extends the previous Order (No. 39 of 2012), which delimits the territorial sea, internal waters, contiguous zone, exclusive economic zone and continental shelf of Liberia and defines rights of Liberia in respect of these maritime zones. the Government of Liberia shall exercise sovereign rights in the EEZ and Continental Shelf for purposes of exploiting natural resources in those areas including living natural resources.

Full text
English
Website
www.un.org

References - Legislation

Amends

Executive Order delimiting the maritime zones of the Republic of Liberia (No. 39 of 2012).

Legislation | Liberia | 2012

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Implements treaty

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

Treaty | Multilateral | Montego Bay |

Keyword: Alien species, Inspection, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Management/conservation, Deep sea bed, Islands, Bycatch, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance, Risk assessment/management, Fishing licence fee, Authorization/permit, Fishery management and conservation, Total allowable catch, Marine fisheries, Liability/compensation, Pollution control, Future generations, Marine pollution, Dispute settlement, Monitoring, Stock enhancement/repopulation, Maritime zone, Policy/planning, Marine pollution (dumping at sea), Size, Contract/agreement, Access right, Education, Data collection/reporting, Research, EIA, International organization, Long-range air pollution, Marine mammals, Mining, Business/industry/corporations, High seas, Sovereignty, Marine pollution (land-based sources), Migratory species, Vessel ownership, Court/tribunal, Marine resources management, Jurisdictional competence, Fishing licence, Harbour, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Fishing gear/fishing method, Navigation, Registration, Continental shelf, Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Exploration, Seasons, International relations/cooperation, Technology transfer, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Sustainable use

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000753)