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The Scottish Marine Regions Order 2015

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The Scottish marine region for the Moray Firth

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10.—(1) That part of the Scottish marine area, the boundaries of which are identified in paragraphs (2) to (5), is designated as a Scottish marine region to be known as ‘the Scottish marine region for the Moray Firth’.

(2) It is bounded to the south and west by the landward limit of the Scottish marine area between—

(a)the point described in paragraph (5)(c)(ii); and

(b)the point described in paragraph (3)(a)(i).

(3) It is bounded to the north by—

(a)firstly, a line between—

(i)the point on the mainland of Scotland where a line between the co-ordinates 58°38′13″ north latitude, 03°03′05″ west longitude and 58°38′38″ north latitude, 03°01′20″ west longitude intersects the landward limit of the Scottish marine area; and

(ii)the co-ordinate 58°38′38″ north latitude, 03°01′20″ west longitude;

(b)secondly, a line between the co-ordinates 58°38′38″ north latitude, 03°01′20″ west longitude and 58°38′47″ north latitude, 02°32′38″ west longitude, defined by joining sequentially the following co-ordinates—

Co-ordinateNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
158°38′38″03°01′20″
258°38′37″02°57′05″
358°38′47″02°32′38″

; and

(c)thirdly, a line of shortest distance between the co-ordinate 58°38′47″ north latitude, 02°32′38″ west longitude and the seaward limit of the Scottish marine area.

(4) It is bounded to the east by the seaward limit of the Scottish marine area between—

(a)the point it meets the line described in paragraph (3)(c); and

(b)the point it meets the line described in paragraph (5)(a).

(5) It is bounded to the south-east by—

(a)firstly, a line of shortest distance between the seaward limit of the Scottish marine area and the co-ordinate 57°52′37″ north latitude, 01°55′13″ west longitude;

(b)secondly, a line between the co-ordinates 57°52′37″ north latitude, 01°55′13″ west longitude and 57°41′57″ north latitude, 02°00′09″ west longitude, defined by joining sequentially the following co-ordinates—

Co-ordinateNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
157°52′37″01°55′13″
257°42′49″02°00′11″
357°41′57″02°00′09″

; and

(c)thirdly, a line between—

(i)the co-ordinate 57°41′57″ north latitude, 02°00′09″ west longitude; and

(ii)the point on the mainland of Scotland, where a line between the co-ordinates 57°41′57″ north latitude, 02°00′09″ west longitude and 57°41′14″ north latitude, 02°00′58″ west longitude intersects the landward limit of the Scottish marine area.

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