33 CFR 2.20 - Territorial sea baseline.

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Territorial sea baseline means the line defining the shoreward extent of the territorial sea of the United States drawn according to the principles, as recognized by the United States, of the Convention on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone, 15 U.S.T. 1606, and the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), 21 I.L.M. 1261. Normally, the territorial sea baseline is the mean low water line along the coast of the United States.

Note to § 2.20:

Charts depicting the territorial sea baseline are available for examination in accordance with § 1.10-5 of this chapter.

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 6 - DOMESTIC SECURITY
U.S. Code: Title 14 - COAST GUARD
U.S. Code: Title 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
U.S. Code: Title 46 - SHIPPING
U.S. Code: Title 49 - TRANSPORTATION

Title 33 published on 07-Jun-2017 03:52

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 33 CFR Part 2 after this date.

  • 2012-06-21; vol. 77 # 120 - Thursday, June 21, 2012
    1. 77 FR 37305 - Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective June 21, 2012.
      33 CFR Parts 1, 2, 27, 40, 45, 66, 80, 83, 84, 85, 100, 101, 110, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 136, 138, 162, 165, and 177
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