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Agreement between the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia Establishing certain Seabed Boundaries

Document type
Bilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
May 18, 1971
Source
FAO, FAOLEX;  IUCN (ID: TRE-152886)
Place of adoption
Canberra
Language
English, Indonesian
Subject
Sea
Keyword
Maritime zone Deep sea bed International agreement-text Dispute settlement
Abstract

This Agreement sets out the limits of the boundaries of the seabed in Indonesian and Australian waters in marine areas in the Arafura Sea, off the southern coast of Irian, and off the northern coast of Irian. "Seabed" includes the subsoil thereof, except where the context of the Agreement requires otherwise. Actual location of co-ordinates set out in this Agreement shall be determined by a method to be agreed upon by the competent authorities of the two Governments, being the Chief of the coordinating Body for national Survey and Mapping for Indonesia and the Director of National Mapping for Australia. Disputes between the Parties shall be settled peacefully by consultation or negotiation. (9 Articles)

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