Decree No. 2015 - 1180 September 25, 2015, Defining The Outer Limits Of The Continental Shelf Off The Coast Of The Territory Of Martinique And Guadeloupe

Original Language Title: Décret n° 2015-1180 du 25 septembre 2015 définissant les limites extérieures du plateau continental au large du territoire de la Martinique et de la Guadeloupe

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Keywords foreign, sea, space marine, user of the sea, coordinate geographic, PLATEAU CONTINENTAL, limit outdoor territory of LA MARTINIQUE, territory of LA GUADELOUPE, straight BASE, DELIMITATION, law of the sea, United NATIONS CONVENTION on the law of the sea, MONTEGO BAY CONVENTION, CONVENTION of Geneva JORF n ° 0224 September 27, 2015 page 17287 text no. 2 order No. 2015-1180 September 25, 2015, defining the outer limits of the shelf off the coast of territory of Martinique and Guadeloupe nor: MAEJ1518668D ELI: https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/eli/decret/2015/9/25/MAEJ1518668D/jo/texte Alias: https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/eli/decret/2015/9/25/2015-1180/jo/texte interested Publics: users of the sea.
Subject: publication of the geographic coordinates of the outer limits of the french continental shelf off the coast of the territory of Martinique and Guadeloupe.
Entry into force: the order comes into force the day following its publication.
Notice: the decree establishes the outer limits of the continental shelf, as defined by the the United Nations convention on the law of the sea of 10 December 1982 (known as "Montego Bay Convention") off the coast of the territory of Martinique and Guadeloupe. These limits are set on the basis of the recommendations made by the Commission on the limits of the continental shelf on April 19, 2012 on the application by the France February 5, 2009, the national programme rational Extension of the continental shelf (EXTRAPLAC).
References: the decree can be accessed on the Legifrance (http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr) site.
The Prime Minister, on the report of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and international development, having regard to the convention of the United Nations on the law of the sea, signed at Montego Bay on 10 December 1982, particular part VI;
Having regard to the recommendations made by the Commission on the limits of the continental shelf on April 19, 2012 at the request of France concerning the territory of Martinique and Guadeloupe;
Pursuant to law No. 68 - 1181 30 December 1968 relating to the exploration of the continental shelf and the exploitation of its natural resources, decrees: Article 1 more on this article...

The limits of the continental shelf off the coast of the territory of Martinique and Guadeloupe are defined by segments joining each point in the table below to the next item. These segments are of rhumb (straight lines on the maps in Mercator projection). The coordinates are expressed in the Geodetic System WGS 84.
NAME of point LATITUDE (North) LONGITUDE (West) Guest IO 16 ° 01ʹ 10ʺ 057 ° 33ʹ 06ʺ Intersection between the delimitation between the France and Barbados and the limit of the 200 M of the France I1 16 ° 30ʹ 45ʺ 056 ° 22ʹ 31ʺ Intersection between the delimitation between the France and Barbados and the segment PF04-PF05 PF05 16 ° 33ʹ 06ʺ 056 ° 22ʹ 31ʺ I2 16 ° 35ʹ 42ʺ 056 ° 10ʹ 43ʺ Intersection between the delimitation between the France and Barbados and segment PF05-PF06 I3 16 ° 39ʹ 33ʺ 056 ° 01ʹ 32ʺ Intersection between the delimitation between the France and Barbados and the segment PF06-PF07 PF07 16 ° 45ʹ 31ʺ 056 ° 36ʹ 49ʺ CM21 16 ° 47ʹ 59ʺ 057 ° 26ʹ 19ʺ X 16 ° 54ʹ 38ʺ 057 ° 34ʹ 49ʺ Intersection between the limit of 200 M of the France and the segment formed by 21 CM and 60 CM 21 M remote continental margin point the trace of limits defined in this section is shown for purposes of illustration on the map annexed to this Decree.


Article 2 more on this article...

The limits listed in the table in the previous section will be modified, as appropriate, on the basis of the delimitation agreements to be concluded with the coastal States in accordance with article 83 of the convention of the United Nations on the law of the sea.


Article 3 read more on this article...

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and international development, the Minister of ecology, sustainable development and energy, the Minister of national education, higher education and research, the Minister of defence, the Minister of economy, industry and digital, the Minister of overseas and the Secretary of State responsible for higher education and research are responsible , each in relation to the implementation of this Decree, which shall be published in the Official Journal of the French Republic.

Annex outer limits of the CONTINENTAL shelf off the territory from the MARTINIQUE and DE LA GUADELOUPE you can see the image in the OJ nº 27/09/2015 0224 facsimile, text no. 2 made September 25, 2015.
Manuel Valls by the Prime Minister: the Minister of Foreign Affairs and international development, Laurent Fabius, Minister of ecology, sustainable development and energy, Ségolène Royal Minister of national education, higher education and research, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem the Minister of defence, Jean-Yves Le Drian the Minister of economy, industry and the digital, Emmanuel Macron Minister of overseas George Pau-Langevin, Secretary of State responsible for higher education and research, Thierry Mandon

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