The Law On The Boundaries Of The Territorial Waters Of Finland

Original Language Title: Laki Suomen aluevesien rajoista

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Read the untranslated law here: http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/ajantasa/1956/19560463

In accordance with the decision of the Parliament, provides for: 1 section (5.3.1965/144) in the territorial waters of Finland shall include the Kingdom's land area, part of the sea, which is directly linked to the East by the Gulf of Finland, in the archipelago of the Gulf of Estonia to Russia against the limit signed on 10 February 1947, the Paris Peace Treaty (690-691/47), as well as in the case of the archipelago on 20 May the island of Aspen, 1965, the Government of the Republic of Finland and the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in the middle of the sea of the borders of the regions and the Mainland stand on the Gulf of Finland, the Kingdom of the sea limit provided for in the agreement, and to the West by Sweden From the sea in the archipelago of the Hamina peace after the Tornio in Tornio, Finland, signed on 19 January 1811 topographic boundary that The imposition of the border of the bottom layer with the Swedish mainland From the sea, The sea, Åland sea and northern part of the Baltic Sea on 29 September 1972, as well as the agreement on the border of the Kingdom of the sea provided for in amendment in 1981. The åland sea, to the North of Märket in use all over the South and the border with Sweden is in the declaration provided for in the aforementioned year 1811 border the Kingdom's maritime border as it is stipulated in the above agreement in 1972, 1981, as well as with the Swedish border in the amendment to the Finnish Mainland and fishing zone, as well as the imposition of a border between the Swedish economic zone in the Åland sea and in the Baltic Sea region in the agreement of 2 June 1994 (983/95). The sovereign base areas of the territorial waters is an international boundary water. (3 March 1995/981)
Far from the sea, enjoying the island, islet, on the rocks or a group can be a separate area of the water.


section 2 of the territorial waters are divided into internal and external area of the waters in the territorial waters or the area of the sea.


3 section (3 March 1995/981) in the internal waters shall mean that part of the territorial waters, which is limited by the height of the theoretical water line with the side of the beach line and the average level of the water in the river estuaries and the sea, the average level of the water in the surgery of the sovereign base areas and the sea side line, the angle-or peruspisteet are located on mountain lines, either on the Mainland, Islands, islets or rocks and rocks that are.


section 4 (3 March 1995/996) peruspisteet referred to in article 3 shall be selected in such a way that they are non-current water level measurements based on that date, in accordance with the height of water above the theoretical average. Without prejudice to the level of alapuolellakin may, however, be peruspisteeksi, if it is, at least from time to time and it is built in to the lighthouse or other permanently above sea level.
Peruspisteet, as well as the 3 internal territorial waters referred to in article maanpuoleisen stop position shall be reviewed within thirty years.


§ 5 (3 March 1995/981) in the internal area of the waters in the territorial sea, is immediately associated with the zone, which is at a distance of 12 nautical miles of territorial waters, internal border, where in the law does not provide otherwise.


(5) (a) section (3 March 1995/996): means the territorial sea of the Gulf of Finland is a fraction of the line, which runs at least three nautical miles from the central line and get all of the points used for the routing of international shipping and well established in the area of pohjoispuolle.
North Bay, on the sea, The sea, Åland sea and northern part of the Baltic Sea area the external border of the sea does not exceed at any point in the Swedish of the Finnish fishery zone and agreed with the Mainland on the stand.


section 6 (3 March 1995/981) section 6 of the repealed L:lla of 3 March 1995/981.


section 7 (5.3.1965/144) from the eastern border of the Kingdom extended from the endpoint of a line to the West of the border passes through the territorial sea of a live on 10 February 1947 signed the Paris peace treaty, the territorial waters of Finland to limit to the Eastern terminus of the border, where it joins to that limit. (25.3.1966/332)
The territorial waters of Finland referred to in subparagraph (1) above, the restriction of the external border of the territorial sea boundary from the endpoint passes through the West to the southwest towards the (5) (a) in accordance with article 1 of the external border, until it agrees with it. (3 March 1995/981)
The base of the front of the external border of the territorial sea of the Bay of Tornio a border of the Kingdom of the sea with the Swedish Mainland to impose, the border of the bottom layer of the spinal cord in the Åland sea and the Baltic Sea on the northern part of the sea, on 29 September 1972 in the point 2 of the agreement, and runs along the southern section of the South-East towards the 5 external border, until satisfied. (3 March 1995/981)
The åland sea, to the North of Märket in use all over the area of the sea borders of the Kingdom of the sea border, with a branch off of the Swedish mainland stand on the imposition of the border From the sea, The sea, Åland sea and northern part of the Baltic Sea on 29 September 1972 in the point 10 of the agreement, and North to the Northeast towards the external borders, in accordance with article 5 until satisfied. (3 March 1995/981)
In the northern part of the Baltic Sea around the external border of the territorial sea of a group of Bogskärin Island branch off to the West in accordance with section 5 of the external borders at the point where the distance between the Bogskärin lighthouse on the South side of the island, the convergence of long-term interest rates is twelve miles, and for direct line to the South-East following a three-mile loop, with the centerpiece of the säteiseen circle mentioned above, differs. To determine the external border of the territorial sea of a circle at the point where the three-mile distance of the Bogskärin island group in the South of the straight line tangent to a circle drawn with points earned between cycles, and follow this line in accordance with section 5 of the itäkoilliseen towards the external border, until satisfied. (3 March 1995/981)
In the archipelago of the North Bay, the last of Tornio on the Finnish side of basis points, differs by the Swedish side of the next.


8 section (3 March 1995/996) peruspisteet and the Internal waters, the precise location of the external border as well as the internal waters, the territorial sea border crossing and the location of the maanpuoleisen are listed in the regulation, which, including, where appropriate, to the provisions of this law shall be the implementation and application of the other.

The change of the date of entry into force of the acts and application: 5.3.1965/144:25.3.1966/332 5.12.1969/781:3 March 1995/981: this law shall enter into force at the time of the decreed.
THEY 114/94, UaVM 16/94