The Exclusive Economic Zone Order 2013

Document Number:2013 No. 3161
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 31/03/2014
 
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Statutory InstrumentsMarine ManagementMade11 th December 2013Laid before Parliament18 th December 2013Coming into force31 st March 2014At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 11 th day of December 2013 Present, The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred on Her by section 41(3) of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009(1) , section 84(4)(b) of the Energy Act 2004(2) , and section 1(5)(b) of the Energy Act 2008(3) , is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:— 1.  (1)  This Order may be cited as the Exclusive Economic Zone Order 2013 , and comes into force on 31 st March 2014. (2) The Gas Importation and Storage Zone (Designation of Area) Order 2009(4) and the Renewable Energy Zone (Designation of Area) Order 2004(5) are revoked. (3) The coordinates in the Schedules hereto are defined on the World Geodetic System 1984 Datum (WGS84). 2.  The areas defined in Schedule A are designated as the area within which the rights under Part V of the Convention are excisable by the United Kingdom. 3.  However, between points 177 and 184 inclusive, the Renewable Energy Zone and the Gas Importation and Storage Zone extend only to the lines described in column 2 of Schedule B joining in the order given the co-ordinates specified in column 1 of Schedule B. Richard TilbrookClerk of the Privy CouncilArticle 2SCHEDULE APoint No. Latitude Longitude Line Type to following point Article 3SCHEDULE BPoint No. Latitude Longitude Line Type to following point EXPLANATORY NOTE(This note is not part of the Order) Under Section 41 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 provision is made for the declaration around the United Kingdom of an exclusive economic zone, that is to say a zone in which the United Kingdom may exercise the rights under Part V of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea...

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