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Name: Law on the Maritime Zone of Georgia (No. 1761-bc of 24 December 1998).
Country: Georgia
Subject(s): Seafarers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1998-12-24
Entry into force:
ISN: GEO-1998-L-90470
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line UN Food and Agricultural Organization Legislative Database (FAOLEX) PDF of Law in Russian PDF of Law in Russian (consulted on 2012-07-23)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line LEPL Legislative Herald of Georgia, Georgia PDF of Law in Georgian as consolidated to 27/9/2013 PDF of Law in Georgian as consolidated to 27/9/2013 (consulted on 2015-06-29)
Abstract/Citation: The present Law establishes legal status of internal sea, territorial sea, contiguous zone, EEZ and continental shelf of Georgia in the Black sea in accordance with universally recognized principles and norms on international law. The document consists of XI Chapters that contain 70 Articles. Chapter I (arts. 1-7) lays down general provisions. Chapter II (arts. 8-14) regards internal sea. Chapter III (arts. 15-27) regards territorial sea. Chapter IV (arts. 28 and 29) regards contiguous zone. Chapter V (arts. 30-37) regards EEZ. Chapter VI (arts. 38-43) regards continental shelf. Chapter VII (arts. 44 and 45) establishes the right of inland states to free transit through the territory of Georgia for the purpose of the use of sea and access to the sea. Chapter VIII (arts. 46-54) regards marine research in the maritime zone of Georgia. Chapter IX (arts. 55-64) regards protection of marine environment in the maritime zone of Georgia. Chapter X (arts. 65-68) regards pursue and arrest of foreign vessels. Chapter XI (Arts. 69-79) lays down final provisions.
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