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(1)On and after the day on which this section comes into force, it shall be competent to create a real burden over the sea bed or foreshore in favour of the Crown for the benefit of the public; and any such burden shall be known as a “maritime burden”.
(2)The right of the Crown to a maritime burden may not be assigned or otherwise transferred.
(3)For the purposes of this section—
(a)“sea bed” means the bed of the territorial sea adjacent to Scotland; and
(b)“territorial sea” includes any tidal waters.
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