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Territorial Sea (Baselines) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 1353 of 2014).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Document type
Regulation
Date
2014
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Sea
Keyword
Maritime zone Territorial sea Sovereignty
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Order establishes the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea adjacent to the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man is measured in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. It applies the relevant provisions of the United Nations Convention, with modifications, as set out in Schedule 1. The baseline is generally the low-water line around the coast, including the coast of all islands.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Territorial Sea Act 1987 (Chapter 49).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1987

Keyword: Maritime zone, Territorial sea, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Territorial Waters Order in Council 1964.

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1964

Keyword: Maritime zone, Territorial sea, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX