Law Approving The Following International Acts: 1. Agreement Between The Government Of The Kingdom Of Belgium And The Government Of The French Republic Concerning The Delimitation Of The Territorial Sea, 2. Agreement Between The Government Of The Kingd...

Original Language Title: Loi portant approbation des Actes internationaux suivants : 1. Accord entre le Gouvernement du Royaume de Belgique et le Gouvernement de la République française relatif à la délimitation de la mer territoriale, 2. Accord entre le Gouvernement du Royaume d

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Posted the: 1998-12-18 Numac: 1998015170 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, international trade and COOPERATION to development 17 February 1993. -Law on the approval of the following international acts: 1. agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium and the Government of the French Republic concerning the delimitation of the territorial sea, 2. agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium and the Government of the French Republic concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf, signed in Brussels on 8 October 1990 (1) ALBERT II , King of the Belgians, to all, present and to come, hi.
The Chambers have adopted and we endorse the following: Article unique acts international following, signed in Brussels on 8 October 1990, will release their full and complete effect: 1 ° agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium and the Government of the French Republic concerning the delimitation of the territorial sea;
2 ° agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium and the Government of the French Republic concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf.
Promulgate this Act, order that it be under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given in Brussels on February 17, 1993.
Baldwin by the King;
Foreign Affairs Minister W. CLAES the Minister of Communications, G. COËME seen and sealed with the seal of the State: the Minister of Justice, Mr WATHELET _ Note (1) Session 1992-1993 House of representatives Documents. -Bill, no. 708-1.

Parliamentary Annals. Meeting of December 1, 1992. -Vote. Meeting of December 3, 1992.
Senate Documents.
-Draft transmitted by the House of representatives, no. 571 - 1. -Report, no. 571-2.
Parliamentary Annals.
-Discussion. Meeting of January 22, 1993. -Vote. Meeting of January 22, 1993.
In accordance with article 3, the agreements have entered into force on 7 April 1993.

Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium and the Government of the French Republic concerning the delimitation of the territorial sea of the Government of Kingdom of Belgium and the Government of the French Republic eager to define the course of the line delimiting the territorial sea of the Kingdom of Belgium and the French Republic;
Have agreed as follows: Article 1 1. The boundary between the territorial sea of the Kingdom of Belgium and the territorial sea of the French Republic is a loxodromic line joining in the order where they are listed, the points below defined by their coordinates.
For the consultation of the array, see picture 2. The coordinates of the points listed in paragraph 1 are expressed in Europe 50 system.
3. the line defined in the first paragraph is represented on the map annexed to this agreement, only indicatively.
Article 2 the above defined points result from taking account of the tide on the outskirts of the Belgian and French coasts. However, the application by the Belgium and France of different methods for the calculation of heights, led to two separate paths. It was agreed, therefore, that the surface between these two paths would be divided into two equal parts.
Article 3 each Contracting Party shall notify to the other the completion of the constitutional procedures required for the entry into force of this agreement.
The latter will enter into force on the date of receipt of the last notification.
In witness whereof, the undersigned, duly authorized by their respective Governments, have signed this agreement.
Done at Brussels, 8 October 1990.
For the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium: Mark Eyskens.
For the Government of the French Republic: Comte Xavier Marie of Cauze of Nazelle.

Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium and the Government of the French Republic concerning the delimitation of the shelf the Government of Kingdom of Belgium and the Government of the French Republic eager to define the course of the line delimiting the continental shelf between the Kingdom of Belgium and the French Republic;
Eager to take account of all the rules applicable to the delimitation of maritime spaces, to achieve an equitable solution.
Have agreed as follows: Article 1 1. The boundary between the continental shelf of the Kingdom of Belgium and the continental shelf of the French Republic is a loxodromic line joining in the order where they are listed, the points below defined by their coordinates.
For the consultation of the array, see picture 2. The coordinates of the points listed in paragraph 1 are expressed in Europe 50 system.
3. the line defined in paragraph 1 is shown on the map annexed to this agreement, only indicatively.
Section 2 above defined points are the result of the search for an equitable solution based mainly on a compromise between two hypotheses, the proposal to take into account the tide on the outskirts of the Belgian and French coasts, and that taking into account the low tide mark of on the coast.

Article 3 each Contracting Party shall notify to the other the completion of the constitutional procedures required for the entry into force of this agreement.
The latter will enter into force on the date of receipt of the last notification.
In witness whereof, the undersigned, duly authorized by their respective Governments, have signed this agreement.
Done at Brussels, 8 October 1990.
For the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium: Mark Eyskens.
For the Government of the French Republic: Comte Xavier Marie of Cauze of Nazelle.
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