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Thursday 23 January 2020

House of Representatives Adopts two Bills Establishing Kingdom's Legal Authority over its Entire Maritime Domain

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House of Representatives Adopts two Bills Establishing Kingdom's Legal Authority over its Entire Maritime Domain

The House of Representatives on Wednesday unanimously adopted two bills aimed at establishing the Kingdom's legal authority over its entire maritime domain.

They are Bill No. 37.17 amending and supplementing the Dahir operating as Act No. 1.73.211 of 26 Muḥarram 1393 (2 March 1973) setting the limit of territorial waters, and Bill No. 38.17 amending and supplementing Act No. 1.81 establishing an exclusive economic zone of 200 nautical miles off the coast of Morocco.

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