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162 GUIDELINES ON MATTERS PERTAINING TO NORTH BORNEO (SABAH) By the virtue of Article 1 of Philippine Constitution on National Territory, the Philippines has the historical and legal right over certain parts of North Borneo (Sabah). An exclusive economic zone (EEZ) is a seazone prescribed by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Seaover which a state has special rights over the exploration and use of marine resources, including energy production from water and wind. It stretches from the seaward edge of the state's territorial sea out to 200 nautical miles from its coast. In colloquial usage, the term may include the territorial sea and even the continental shelf beyond the 200-mile limit.