Palau

Palau

National Legislation 

Title 27 of the Palau National Code as amended by the Act to Amend Chapter 1 of Title 27 of the Palau National Code defines the baselines, territorial sea, internal waters, contiguous zone and exclusive economic zone of Palau.  

Maritime Zones

Palau has deposited the coordinates for the outer limits of its exclusive economic zone [A1] with the UN as published in M.Z.N.62.2008 (Maritime Zone Notification) 24 June 2008.  

Extended Continental Shelf Claims (under Article 76 of UNCLOS)

Palau has prepared a ful
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Maritime Boundaries of
Palau

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
5. Shared boundaries identified
step
Completed
7. Harmonize legislation
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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
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

N/A

2.3 Treaty not signed

Palau Ridge North Area

1. Preliminary Submission Lodged
Completed
1. Preliminary Submission Lodged
2. Presented to CLCS
Completed
2. Presented to CLCS
3. Sub-commission completed or lodged
In progress
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

Palau Western 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

Palau 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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