Exclusive Economic Zone:Written question - 210682

Asked by Luke Pollard
(Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport)
Asked on: 22 January 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Exclusive Economic Zone
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the requirements of Article 75 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, on what date the United Kingdom registered its declaration of the UK Exclusive Economic Zone with the UN Secretary General.
Answered by: Sir Alan Duncan
Answered on: 29 January 2019

The Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations deposited the declaration of a United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone pursuant to article 75, paragraph 2, and article 84, paragraph 2, of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, at the United Nations on 27 January 2014. The United Nations acknowledged receipt of this declaration in their diplomatic Note dated 4 February 2014 and informed Member States in a Maritime Zone Notification of the same date.

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