Posted by: Farid Yuniar | May 11, 2009

Joint submission of CS by French and South Africa for Crozet Archipelago and the Prince Edward Islands

france and SAclick here to enlarge picture

On 6 May 2009, the French Republic and the Republic of South Africa submitted jointly to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, in accordance with Article 76, paragraph 8, of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, information on the limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured in the area of the Crozet Archipelago and the Prince Edward Islands.

It is noted that the Convention entered into force for France on 11 May 1996 and for South Africa on 22 January 1998.

See details here.


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