PAKISTAN MARITIME SECURITY AGENCY


PART I. INTRODUCTION

  • Article 1. Use of terms and scope

PART II. TERRITORIAL SEA AND CONTIGUOUS ZONE

SECTION 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

  • Article 2. Legal status of the territorial sea, of the air space over the territorial sea and of its bed and subsoil

SECTION 2. LIMITS OF THE TERRITORIAL SEA

  • Article 3. Breadth of the territorial sea
  • Article 4. Outer limit of the territorial sea
  • Article 5. Normal baseline
  • Article 6. Reefs
  • Article 7. Straight baselines
  • Article 8. Internal waters
  • Article 9. Mouths of rivers
  • Article 10. Bays
  • Article 11. Ports
  • Article 12. Roadsteads
  • Article 13. Low-tide elevations
  • Article 14. Combination of methods for determining baselines
  • Article 15. Delimitation of the territorial sea between States with opposite or adjacent coasts
  • Article 16. Charts and lists of geographical coordinates

SECTION 3. INNOCENT PASSAGE IN THE TERRITORIAL SEA

SUBSECTION A. RULES APPLICABLE TO ALL SHIPS

  • Article 17. Right of innocent passage
  • Article 18. Meaning of passage
  • Article 19. Meaning of innocent passage
  • Article 20. Submarines and other underwater vehicles
  • Article 21. Laws and regulations of the coastal State relating to innocent passage
  • Article 22. Sea lanes and traffic separation schemes in the territorial sea
  • Article 23. Foreign nuclear-powered ships and ships carrying nuclear or other inherently dangerous or noxious substances
  • Article 24. Duties of the coastal State
  • Article 25. Rights of protection of the coastal State
  • Article 26. Charges which may be levied upon foreign ships

SUBSECTION B. RULES APPLICABLE TO MERCHANT SHIPS AND GOVERNMENT SHIPS OPERATED FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES

  • Article 27. Criminal jurisdiction on board a foreign ship
  • Article 28. Civil jurisdiction in relation to foreign ships

SUBSECTION C. RULES APPLICABLE TO WARSHIPS AND OTHER GOVERNMENT SHIPS OPERATED FOR NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES

  • Article 29. Definition of warships
  • Article 30. Non-compliance by warships with the laws and regulations of the coastal State
  • Article 31. Responsibility of the flag State for damage caused by a warship or other government ship operated for non-commercial purposes
  • Article 32. Immunities of warships and other government ships operated for non-commercial purpose

SECTION 4. CONTIGUOUS ZONE

  • Article 33. Contiguous zone

PART III. STRAITS USED FOR INTERNATIONAL NAVIGATION

SECTION 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

  • Article 34. Legal status of waters forming straits used for international navigation
  • Article 35. Scope of this Part
  • Article 36. High seas routes or routes through exclusive economic zones through straits used for international navigation

SECTION 2. TRANSIT PASSAGE

  • Article 37. Scope of this section
  • Article 38. Right of transit passage
  • Article 39. Duties of ships and aircraft during transit passage
  • Article 40. Research and survey activities
  • Article 41. Sea lanes and traffic separation schemes in straits used for international navigation
  • Article 42. Laws and regulations of States bordering straits relating to transit passage
  • Article 43. Navigational and safety aids and other improvements and the prevention, reduction and control of pollution
  • Article 44. Duties of States bordering straits

SECTION 3. INNOCENT PASSAGE

  • Article 45. Innocent passage

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