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Maritime Zones Act 2012.

Country/Territory
Tuvalu
Document type
Legislation
Date
2012
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for the internal waters, the archipelagic waters, the territorial sea, the contiguous zone, the exclusive economic zone and the continental shelf of Tuvalu.
Subject
Sea, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Maritime zone Territorial sea EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone Continental shelf International agreement-implementation Sovereignty Ecosystem preservation
Geographical area
Least Developed Countries, Oceania, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

This Act provides for the definition of: (a) the territorial sea; (b) Archipelagic waters; (c) the Contiguous Zone; (d) the Exclusive Economic Zone and the Continental Shelf of Tuvalu. Rights of Tuvalu in respect of the maritime zones are declared rights of other states in the marine zones are defined. The Act also defines the (archipelagic) baselines and the internal waters of Tuvalu and provides for regulation-making powers of the Minister. Such Rules may concern, among other things, the explo

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References - Legislation

Repeals

Marine Zones (Declaration) Act 1983 (Cap. 48.24).

Legislation | Tuvalu | 1983 (2008) | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Declaration of the Outer Limits of the Continental Shelf 2012 (L.N. No. 11 of 2012).

Legislation | Tuvalu | 2012

Keyword: Maritime zone, Territorial sea, Continental shelf, International agreement-implementation, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Declaration of Territorial Sea Baselines 2012 (L.N. No. 6 of 2012).

Legislation | Tuvalu | 2012

Keyword: Maritime zone, Territorial sea, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Declaration of Archipelagic Baselines 2012 (L.N. No. 7 of 2012).

Legislation | Tuvalu | 2012

Keyword: Maritime zone, Territorial sea, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Declaration of the Outer Limits of the Territorial Sea 2012 (L.N. No. 13 of 2012).

Legislation | Tuvalu | 2012

Keyword: Maritime zone, Territorial sea, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Declaration of the Outer Limits of the Exclusive Economic Zone 2012 (L.N. No. 12 of 2012).

Legislation | Tuvalu | 2012

Keyword: Maritime zone, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, International agreement-implementation, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Implements treaty

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

Treaty | Multilateral | Montego Bay |

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

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000753)