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Maritime Areas Act, 1983 (Act No. 15).

Country/Territory
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Document type
Legislation
Date
1983
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to declare the Maritime Areas and for matters incidental thereto and connected therewith.
Subject
Sea
Keyword
Maritime zone Territorial sea EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone Continental shelf Navigation Sovereignty
Geographical area
Americas, Caribbean, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

The Act makes provision for the definition of Internal Waters (sec.3), the Archipelagic Waters (sec.4), the territorial sea (sec.5), the Contiguous Zone (sec.6), the Exclusive Economic Zone (sec.7), and the Continental Shelf (sec.8). Provisions of sections 10-22 specify for each of these maritime areas sovereign rights, prohibited and allowed activities, and regulation making powers of the Minister. (23 sections)

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Notice No. 60 on Archipelagic Closing Lines of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Legislation | Saint Vincent and the Grenadines | 2014

Keyword: Maritime zone, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX