Last addition(s) on 15 April 2014 (see also the Angolan links)

Constitution (2010) (in English)

Constitution (2010) (in French)

Constitution (2010) (in Portuguese)

Declaration made upon signature of the UNCLOS

Declarations under articles 287 and 298 of the UNCLOS (2009)


Executive Decree No 28 of 2006 on the structure and functioning of the National Fisheries and Marine Living Resources Directorate (in Portuguese)

Fisheries Act, 2004 (Act 6 of 2004) (in Portuguese)

Fisheries Department Act, 2003 (in Portuguese)

Internal Waters, Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone Act, 1992 (Act 21 of 1992)

Law No. 10/04 Regulating Petroleum Activities (2004) (in Portuguese)

Law No. 14/10 on Maritime Zones under the National Jurisdiction of Angola (2010) (in Portuguese)

Law No. 26/12 on Transport and Storage of Crude Oil and Natural Gas (2012) (in Portuguese)

Law No. 27/12 on Mercantile Marine, Harbours and Related Activities (2012) (in Portuguese)

Letter from the Minister of External Relations addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Respect of the Submission made by the Government of the Republic of Gabon (2012)

Maritime claims

Note verbale in respect to the submission by the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo of "Preliminary information for the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, pursuant to article 76, paragraph 8, of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 1982, concerning the Gulf of Guinea region" and of "Act delimiting the maritime areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo" (2009)

Note verbale of the Democratic Republic of Congo Regarding the Continental Shelf Claims of Angola (2010) 

Petroleum Activities Act, 2004 (Act 10 of 2004) (in Portuguese)

Petroleum Resources Department Act, 1996 (in Portuguese)

Preliminary information indicative of the outer limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles

Presidential Decree No. 4/13 Approving the Protecting Measures for the Management of Marine Fishing and Aquaculture in 2013 (in Portuguese)

Presidential Decree No. 68/12 Establishing Use Concession to Angola LNG Ltd of Specific Maritime Public Areas (2012) (in Portuguese)

Presidential Decree No. 132/13 Creating the Institution Regulating Petroleum Products (IRDP) (2013) (in Portuguese)

Presidential Decree No. 226/12 Approving the Statute of Ministry of Fisheries (MINPESCAS) (in Portuguese)

Presidential Decree No. 239/12 Approving the Statute of the Ministry of Oil (2012) (in Portuguese)

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