Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006

84

Contiguous zone.

84.— (1) The contiguous zone of the State is that portion of the sea not included in the territorial seas of the State which lies between the baseline and the outer limit of the contiguous zone.

(2) The outer limit of the contiguous zone is the line every point of which is at a distance of 24 nautical miles from the nearest point of the baseline.

(3) The State may exercise in the contiguous zone such rights and duties as are provided for in international law.