DODD 2005.1-M 06/23/05
MARITIME CLAIMS REFERENCE MANUAL
|Publication Date:||23 June 2005|
This Manual is reissued under the authority of DoD Instruction C-2005.1, "U.S. Program for the Exercise of Navigation and Overflight Rights at Sea (U)," June 21, 1983. It provides a general reference concerning the maritime claims of all coastal nations. Its principal purpose is to facilitate the DoD Freedom of Navigation Program. Consequently, in selecting data for inclusion, primary emphasis has been placed on information concerning claims directly affecting navigation and overflight. Limited information has been included concerning other claims (e.g., Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ), continental shelf claims, and environmental regulations). DoD 2005.1-M, "Maritime Claims Reference Manual," April 2, 2001, is hereby canceled.
This Manual is effective immediately and is provided for use by all elements of the Department of Defense, including the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, DoD Field Activities, and all organizational entities in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components"). The Heads of the DoD Components may issue supplementary information consistent with this Manual when necessary to provide for unique requirements within their respective Components. In case of conflict with any other source of information issued within the Department of Defense, the information in this Manual takes precedence.