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Continental Shelf (Delimitation)

Volume 15: debated on Wednesday 16 December 1981

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asked the Lord Privy Seal what progress has been made towards achieving a method of arbitration for delimiting the continental shelf between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

A further meeting was held with Irish officials in Dublin on 26 November. Progress continues to be made in drawing up an agreement for submitting the delimitation of the continental shelf to arbitration. Another meeting has been provisionally scheduled for February.