The self-governing province of the Åland Islands, located off the southwest coast of Finland, is an autonomous region of Finland that has a right to pass MSP legislation on its own territorial sea. At the end of 2019, a first draft MSP was sent out for consultation. During the consultation, 60 consultation statements were received. The current proposal has been revised on the basis of the responses to the consultation and on the basis of the views of the political reference group. A second proposal for a sea plan for Åland is now being submitted for a new consultation. After the consultation process, the plan will be further revised if necessary and adopted by the Åland Provincial Government no later than March 2021.