Samoa

Apia, Samoa

National Legislation

The Maritime Zones Act 1999 defines the baseline of the territorial sea, internal waters, contiguous zone, exclusive economic zone and continental shelf of Samoa.  

Territorial Sea Baseline

The Maritime Zones Order 2017 made under the Maritime Zones Act 1999 proclaims the geographical coordinates of the territorial sea baselines of the islands of Samoa.  

Maritime Zones

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Maritime Boundaries of
Samoa

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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
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Completed
3. Archipelagic status assessed
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Completed
4. Maritime Limits Calculated
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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
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Completed
7. Harmonize legislation
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Completed
8. Declare baselines and limits
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In progress
9. Baselines and limits Deposited
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Not started
10. Publication

2.1 Treaty in force

N/A

2.2 Treaty signed but not yet in force

N/A

2.3 Treaty not signed

N/A

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