Submission on the Continental Shelf beyond 200 Nautical Miles to the CLCS
On 18 January 2012, the United Republic of Tanzania submitted 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.
The Convention entered into force for the United Republic of Tanzania on 16 November 1994.
In accordance with the Rules of Procedure of the Commission, a communication is being circulated to all Member States of the United Nations, including States Parties to the Convention, in order to make public the executive summary of the submission, including all charts and coordinates contained in that summary.
The consideration of the submission made by the United Republic of Tanzania will be included in the provisional agenda of the thirtieth session of the Commission scheduled to be held in New York from 30 July to 10 August 2012.
Upon completion of the consideration of the submission, the Commission will make recommendations pursuant to Article 76 of the Convention.