Extensión de la Plataforma Continental española en el Golfo de Vizcaya y Mar Céltico con arreglo al artículo 76 de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Derecho del Mar (1982)
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AuthorsSomoza-Losada, L. (Luis); Medialdea, T.; Rengel, J.A.; León, R.; Vázquez, J.T. (Juan Tomás); Bohoyo, F.; González, F.J.
Law of the Sea
Bays of Biscay
A Joint submission for the extension of the Continental Shelf beyond 200 miles in respect of the area of the Celtic Sea and the Bay of Biscay was completed and submitted to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf of the United Nations by four costal states, France, Ireland, Spain and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in May 2006. On 24 March 2009, the Commission approved the Final Recommendations of the new Outer Limits in this area, publishing it on the official web of the Commission. This joint submission was made pursuant to Article 76, paragraph 8 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, and under Rule 4 of Annex I of the Rules of Procedure which permits joint submissions. It is made in support of the establishment by these four coastal Statesof the outer limits of their continental shelf in the area of the Celtic Sea and the Bay of Biscay that lies beyond 200 nautical miles from the baselines of each State from which ...