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Law No. 1777-XII on the National Borderline of Ukraine.

Country/Territory
Ukraine
Document type
Legislation
Date
1991
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Fisheries, Sea
Keyword
Marine pollution Inland fisheries Marine fisheries Access right Fishing authorization Fishing vessel Offences/penalties Inspection Maritime zone Hazardous substances Sovereignty
Geographical area
CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States), Eastern Europe, Europe
Entry into force notes
The Law enters into force on the date of its official publication.
Abstract

This Law establishes that the coastal maritime zone of 12 sea miles delimits the territorial sea of Ukraine. In some cases different width of the territorial sea may be regulated by International Agreements of Ukraine and in default of these by International Law. Article 18 regulates navigation, the use of land, forest and wildlife in the borderline zone. Article 28 entitles the Coast Guard of Ukraine to detain and search a foreign vessel while fishing or harvesting in the territorial sea or inl

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Law of No. 162/95-BP on the Exclusive (Maritime) Economic Zone of Ukraine.

Legislation | Ukraine | 1995 (2003)

Keyword: EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Territorial sea, Fishery management and conservation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Court/tribunal, Biodiversity, Management/conservation, Navigation, Pollution control, Waste disposal, Hazardous substances, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 1778-XII of 1991 of the Supreme Soviet of Ukraine regarding the implementation of the Law on the National Borderline.

Legislation | Ukraine | 1991

Keyword: Maritime zone, Enforcement/compliance, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX