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Federal Law No. 155 - FZ "On internal waters, territorial sea and contiguous zone".

Country/Territory
Russian Federation
Document type
Legislation
Date
1998
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official copy.
Subject
Fisheries, Sea
Keyword
Maritime zone Territorial sea Marine fisheries Fishery management and conservation Research Management/conservation Sovereignty
Geographical area
Arctic, Asia and the Pacific, Black Sea, Caspian Sea, CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States), Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Pacific, North-West Pacific
Entry into force notes
Entry into force from the date of its official publication.
Abstract

This Federal Law establishes status and legal foundations of internal waters, territorial sea and contiguous zone of the Russian Federation, including the rights of the Russian Federation within its internal waters, territorial sea and contiguous zone and the modalities of their application in accordance the Russian Constitution, universally recognized principles and norms of international law and international agreements of the Russian Federation and Federal Laws. The document consists of VII Chapters that contain 43 Articles. Chapter I lays down the general provisions. Chapter II establishes the legal foundations for the functioning of seaports, internal waters and territorial sea. Chapter III concerns contiguous zone. Chapter IV deals with marine scientific research within internal waters and territorial sea. Chapter V regards protection and preservation of marine surroundings and natural resources of internal waters and territorial sea. Chapter VI regards the modalities of carrying out the provisions of this Federal Law. Chapter VII lays down the conclusive provisions.

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Ministerial Decree No. 249 of 2001 regarding validation of the Regulation on the modalities of forwarding requests for carrying out marine research work in Exclusive Economic Zone of the Russian Federation and decision making.

Legislation | Russian Federation | 2001

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Marine fisheries, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Territorial sea, Continental shelf, Research, Maritime zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ministerial Decree No.230 of 2000 regarding the formation of database on external boundary of the exclusive economic zone of the Russian Federation.

Legislation | Russian Federation | 2000

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Governmental Order No.389-r of 1999 regarding carrying into force Federal Law No.155-FZ “On internal waters, territorial sea and contiguous zone.”

Legislation | Russian Federation | 1999

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Maritime zone, Territorial sea, Fishery management and conservation, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No.606 of 2002 of the Ministry of Natural Resources and of the Federal Environmental Protection Service regarding organization and carrying out state ecological expertise of the materials “Substantiation of the specification of total allowable catch of the Pacific salmon in surface water basin of the Far East for the period of 2002.”

Legislation | Russian Federation | 2002

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Diadromous fish, Allocation/quota, Territorial sea, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Fishery management and conservation, Aquatic animals, Maritime zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Governmental Decree No. 2366 validating the Regulation on organization of prevention and elimination of oil and petroleum product spills on the continental shelf of the Russian Federation, in internal sea waters, in the territorial sea and the contiguous zone of the Russian Federation.

Legislation | Russian Federation | 2020

Keyword: Continental shelf, Oil pollution, Early warning system, Maritime zone, Territorial sea

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Federal Law No.49-FZ of 2003 on amendments and addenda to the Federal Law No.155-FZ of 1998 “On internal waters, territorial sea and contiguous zone”.

Legislation | Russian Federation | 2003

Keyword: Continental shelf, Research, Authorization/permit, Maritime zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Federal Law No. 48-FZ amending Federal Law No. 155 - FZ "On internal waters, territorial sea and contiguous zone".

Legislation | Russian Federation | 2011

Keyword: Marine fisheries, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Continental shelf, Fishing vessel, Transshipment, Fishery management and conservation, Maritime zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX