Ratification of the Maritime Boundary Treaty by the National Parliament (23 July 2019, National Parliament, Dili)

Tuesday 29th June, 2021

Chief Negotiator, Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão, the Minister of State and of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Ágio Pereira, and the Acting Minister of Finance, Sara Brites, together with the negotiation team, presented to Parliament’s Commissions B, C, and D, the Maritime Boundary Treaty and the four relevant bills: Amendment to the Tax Law, Labour and Migration Special Regime, the Amendments to the Petroleum Fund Law, and the Petroleum Activities Law. On 23 July 2019, following a long and rigorous debate, Parliament ratified the historical Maritime Boundary Treaty and approved the four bills.