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Ja in allen Staaten: Kayangel, Ngarchelong, Ngaraard, Ngiwal, Melekeok, Ngchesar,
Airai, Aimeliik, Ngatpang, Ngaremlengui, Ngardmau, Koror, Peleliu, Angaur,
Constitutional Proposal No. 2-280
A CONSTITUTIONAL PROPOSAL
To amend Article I, Section 1 and 2 of the Constitution.
RESOLVED, that the following be agreed upon as part of the Palau Constitution.
Section 1. Amendments. Article l, Sections 1 and 2 of the Constitution are hereby
amended to read as follows:
"Section 1. Palau shall have jurisdiction and
sovereignty over its territory which consist of all the islands,
the Palauan archipelago
the internal waters the
territorial waters extending to two hundred (200) nautical
from a straight archipelagic baseline, the seabed, subsoil, water column
insular shelves, and airspace over land and water unless limited by international
treaty obligations assemble by Palau."
the archipelagic baselines, shall drawn from the
northernmost point of Ngeruangel Reef, thence east to the northernmost point of
Kayangel Island and around the island to its easternmost point, south to the
easternmost point of the Babeldaob barrier reef, south to the easternmost point of
Helen's Reef, west from the
southernmost point of Helen's Reef to the easternmost point of Tobi Island and
then around the island to its westernmost point, north to the westernmost point
of Fanna Island, and north to the westernmost point of Ngeruangel Reef and then
around the reef to the point of origin.
Each state shall have exclusive ownership of all living and non-living
resources except highly migratory fish
from the land to twelve (12) nautical mile seaward through
the traditional baselines: provided, however, that traditional fishing
rights and practices shall not be impaired."