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Act No. XLVII of 2021 - Exclusive Economic Zone Act

Thirteenth Legislature (2017 - 2022)

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Published on 23 July 2021

Bill No. 234 - Exclusive Economic Zone Bill

Debated in 1st Reading 2nd Reading Committee Recommittal 3rd Reading
Sitting No. 484  -  05 Jul 2021
Plenary Session
Sitting No. 487  -  12 Jul 2021
Plenary Session
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Objects and Reasons

The objects and reasons of this Bill are to make provision for the establishment of the exclusive economic zone or parts thereof, environment protection areas and for other ancillary matters thereto; to extend jurisdictional rights for the water column beyond the Territorial Waters in accordance with the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.

Motion No. 562 - Exclusive Economic Zone Bill