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Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976

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9Application to continental shelf

For the purposes of this Act a death or any accident from which death has resulted which has occurred—

(a)in connection with the exploration of the sea bed or subsoil or the exploitation of their natural resources; and

(b)in that area, or any part of that area, in respect of which it is provided by Order in Council under section 3(2) of the Continental Shelf Act 1964 that questions arising out of acts or omissions taking place therein shall be determined in accordance with the law in force in Scotland,

shall be taken to have occurred in Scotland.

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