Exclusive Economic Zone

The exclusive economic zone is an area beyond and adjacent to the territorial sea, subject to the specific legal regime established in this Part, under which the rights and jurisdiction of the coastal State and the rights and freedoms of other States are governed by the relevant provisions of this Convention

Source: United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), 1982. Legislation 


Exclusive Economic Zone

Exclusive economic zone means the exclusive economic zone as defined by article 55 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.

Source: IMO Resolution MSC.255(84), Code of the International Standards and Recommended Practices for a Safety Investigation into a Marine Casualty or Marine Incident (Casualty Investigation Code), 16 May 2008, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance

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