Kiribati

Tarawa, KI

National Legislation

The Marine Zones (Declaration) Act 2011 repeals and replaces the Marine Zones (Declaration) Act 1983 and defines the baseline of the territorial sea, the 12 nautical mile territorial sea and the 200 nautical mile exclusive economic zone. http://www.un.org/Depts/los/LEGISLATIONANDTREATIES/PDFFILES/KIR_2011_Act.pdf  

Territorial Sea Baselines

Except as otherwise provided under the Kiribati Marine Zone (Declaration) Act 2011 and as defined under Territorial Sea Baseline of Kiribati Regulations 2014, “Baseline” means the baseline from whi
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Maritime Boundaries of
Kiribati

Legend

Legend

Exclusive Economic Zone

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Treaty Line

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Extended Continental Shelf

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High Seas Limit

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step
Completed
1. Low water line mapped
step
Completed
2. Baseline developed
step
Completed
3. Archipelagic status assessed
step
Completed
4. Maritime Limits Calculated
step
Completed
5. Shared boundaries identified
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Complete steps required by treaty to bring it into force internationally, can include exchange of diplomatic notes

6. Shared Boundary? Refer to Treaty Pathway
step
Completed
7. Harmonize legislation
step
Completed
8. Declare baselines and limits
step
Completed
9. Baselines and limits Deposited
step
Completed
10. Publication

2.1 Treaty in force

2.2 Treaty signed but not yet in force

1. Negotiation of shared boundary
Completed
1. Negotiation of shared boundary
2. Charts & Schedule of coordinates prepared
Completed
2. Charts & Schedule of coordinates prepared
3. Draft treaty approved for signature
Completed
3. Draft treaty approved for signature
4. Maritime boundary treaty signed
Completed
4. Maritime boundary treaty signed
5. Boundary agreement implemented
Completed
5. Boundary agreement implemented
6. Entry into force
In progress
6. Entry into force
7. Treaty document deposited with UNT section
Not started
7. Treaty document deposited with UNT section
8. Treaty charts and schedule of coordinates deposited with UN DOALS
Not started
8. Treaty charts and schedule of coordinates deposited with UN DOALS
9. Publication
Not started
9. Publication
1. Negotiation of shared boundary
Completed
1. Negotiation of shared boundary
2. Charts & Schedule of coordinates prepared
Completed
2. Charts & Schedule of coordinates prepared
3. Draft treaty approved for signature
Completed
3. Draft treaty approved for signature
4. Maritime boundary treaty signed
Completed
4. Maritime boundary treaty signed
5. Boundary agreement implemented
Completed
5. Boundary agreement implemented
6. Entry into force
In progress
6. Entry into force
7. Treaty document deposited with UNT section
In progress
7. Treaty document deposited with UNT section
8. Treaty charts and schedule of coordinates deposited with UN DOALS
In progress
8. Treaty charts and schedule of coordinates deposited with UN DOALS
9. Publication
In progress
9. Publication
1. Negotiation of shared boundary
Completed
1. Negotiation of shared boundary
2. Charts & Schedule of coordinates prepared
Completed
2. Charts & Schedule of coordinates prepared
3. Draft treaty approved for signature
Completed
3. Draft treaty approved for signature
4. Maritime boundary treaty signed
Completed
4. Maritime boundary treaty signed
5. Boundary agreement implemented
Completed
5. Boundary agreement implemented
6. Entry into force
In progress
6. Entry into force
7. Treaty document deposited with UNT section
In progress
7. Treaty document deposited with UNT section
8. Treaty charts and schedule of coordinates deposited with UN DOALS
In progress
8. Treaty charts and schedule of coordinates deposited with UN DOALS
9. Publication
In progress
9. Publication

2.3 Treaty not signed

N/A

Kiribati Western Platform Area

1. Preliminary Submission Lodged
Completed
1. Preliminary Submission Lodged
2. Presented to CLCS
Not started
2. Presented to CLCS
3. Sub-commission completed or lodged
Not started
3. Sub-commission completed or lodged
4. Recommendation by sub-commission
Not started
4. Recommendation by sub-commission
5. Sub-commission elected
Not started
5. Sub-commission elected

Kiribati Central Area

1. Preliminary Submission Lodged
Completed
1. Preliminary Submission Lodged
2. Presented to CLCS
Not started
2. Presented to CLCS
3. Sub-commission completed or lodged
Not started
3. Sub-commission completed or lodged
4. Recommendation by sub-commission
Not started
4. Recommendation by sub-commission
5. Sub-commission elected
Not started
5. Sub-commission elected

Kiribati Southern Area

1. Preliminary Submission Lodged
Completed
1. Preliminary Submission Lodged
2. Presented to CLCS
Not started
2. Presented to CLCS
3. Sub-commission completed or lodged
Not started
3. Sub-commission completed or lodged
4. Recommendation by sub-commission
Not started
4. Recommendation by sub-commission
5. Sub-commission elected
Not started
5. Sub-commission elected

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