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SCHEDULE 3E+W+S+N.I. Minor and Consequential Amendments

The Continental Shelf Act 1964E+W+S+N.I.

1At the end of section 1(7) of the 1964 Act (designated areas) there shall be inserted the words “ ; and the power to make Orders for the purpose of consolidating them. ”E+W+S+N.I.

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C1The text of Sch. 1, Sch. 3 paras. 1–10, 11(1)(2), 21–25, 30, 31, 34–44, Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and, except as specified does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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3In section 11(1) of that Act for the words from “under this Act (including” to “section 3(1) of this Act)” there shall be substituted the words “ under another Act as applies by or under this Act ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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C3The text of Sch. 1, Sch. 3 paras. 1–10, 11(1)(2), 21–25, 30, 31, 34–44, Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and, except as specified does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

4After section 11 of that Act there shall be inserted the following section—E+W+S+N.I.

11A Interpretation.

In this Act “installation” includes any floating structure or device maintained on a station by whatever means.

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C4The text of Sch. 1, Sch. 3 paras. 1–10, 11(1)(2), 21–25, 30, 31, 34–44, Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and, except as specified does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

The General Rate Act 1967E+W+S+N.I.

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The Mineral Workings (Offshore Installations) Act 1971E+W+S+N.I.

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8In sections 3(4), 4(1), 6(1) and 9(2) of that Act, for the words “waters to which this Act applies”, wherever they occur, there shall be substituted the words “ controlled waters ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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C8The text of Sch. 1, Sch. 3 paras. 1–10, 11(1)(2), 21–25, 30, 31, 34–44, Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and, except as specified does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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11(1)In subsection (1) of section 12 of that Act (interpretation)—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)for the definition of “concession owner” there shall be substituted the following definition—

controlled waters” has the same meaning given by section 1(4) of this Act, ;

(b)after the definition of “designated areas” there shall be inserted the following definition—

foreign sector of the continental shelf” has the meaning as given by section 1(4) of this Act, ;

(c)for the definition of “offshore installation” there shall be substituted the following definition–

offshore installation” has the meaning given by section 1(4) of this Act, ; and

(d)the definitions of “underwater exploitation” and “underwater exploration” shall be omitted.

(2)For subsections (2) and (3) of that section there shall be substituted the following subsections—

(2)A person who has the right to exploit or explore mineral resources in any area, or to store gas in any area and to recover gas so stored, shall be a concession owner for the purposes of this Act in relation to any offshore installation at any time if, at that time, there is carried on from, by means of or on the installation any of the following activities, namely—

(a)the exploitation or exploration of mineral resources, or the storage or recovery of gas, in the exercise of that right ;

(b)the conveyance in that area by means of a pipe or system of pipes, of minerals gotten, or gas being stored or recovered, in the exercise of that right ; and

(c)the provision of accommodation for persons who work on or from an installation which is or has been maintained, or is intended to be established, for the carrying on of an activity falling within paragraph (a) or (b) above or this paragraph.

(3)The fact that an installation has been maintained for the carryingon of an activity falling within subsection (2) above shall be disregarded for the purposes of paragraph (c) of that subsection if, since it was so maintained, the installation—

(a)has been outside controlled waters or, where it was so maintained in a part of a foreign sector of the continental shelf adjacent to those waters, the area consisting of those waters and that part ; or

(b)has been maintained for the carrying on of an activity not falling within that subsection.

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C11The text of Sch. 1, Sch. 3 paras. 1–10, 11(1)(2), 21–25, 30, 31, 34–44, Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and, except as specified does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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The Social Security Act 1975E+W+S+N.I.

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Oil Taxation Act 1975E+W+S+N.I.

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The Sex Discrimination Act 1975E+W+S+N.I.

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The Employment Protection Act 1975E+W+S+N.I.

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The Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976E+W+S+N.I.

34In section 9 of the M4Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976 (application to continental shelf) for the words from “the exploration” to “resources” there shall be substituted the words “ any activity falling within subsection (2) of section 23 of the Oil and Gas (Enterprise) Act 1982 ” and for the words “section 3(2) of the Continental Shelf Act 1964” there shall be substituted the words “ subsection (1) of that section ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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C16The text of Sch. 1, Sch. 3 paras. 1–10, 11(1)(2), 21–25, 30, 31, 34–44, Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and, except as specified does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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The Fair Employment (Northern Ireland) Act 1976E+W+S+N.I.

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Race Relations Act 1976E+W+S+N.I.

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The Energy Act 1976E+W+S+N.I.

37(1)For sections 9 to 11 of the M7Energy Act 1976 (which impose restrictions on the use and liquefaction of offshore natural gas) there shall be substituted the following section—E+W+S+N.I.

9 Liquefaction of offshore natural gas.

(1)The Secretary of State’s consent is required for offshore natural gas to be subjected in Great Britain to any process of liquefaction which results in the production of liquid methane or ethane as may be produced in the course of providing a supply with consent under under section 29 of the Gas Act 1972 and in compliance with any conditions subject to which that consent was given, or providing a supply for which consent is not required.

(2)The Secretary of State’s consent under subsection (1) above may be given either with reference to particular cases or by means of particular orders of general application.

(3)A specific consent given to any person under subsection (1) above (that is to say, a consent given to him otherwise than by an order of general application) is irrevocable and may be given for a specific period or indefinitely.

(4)Where consent under that subsection has been given by an order of general application, any person who proposes to undertake a process of liquefaction which isc overed by that general consent may notify the Secretary of State of his proposal (in the manner specified in the order), whereupon subsection (3) above applies as if specific consent either unlimited in duration or, if the order so provides, for the period there specified, had been given to him for that process of liquefaction.

(5)The consent of the Secretary of State under subsection (1) above may in any case be made subject to conditions which may, in particular, be framed by reference to the description or origin of the gas.

(6)In this section—

  • offshore natural gas” means natural gas won under the authority of licences under the Petroleum (Production) Act 1934, as applies by section 1(3) of the Continental Shelf Act 1964, but does not include gas derived from offshore crude otherwise than as a by-product of crude stabilisation ;

  • offshore crude” means crude liquid petroleum won under such authority ;

  • crude stabilisation” means the treating of offshore crude to enable it to be safely stored or transported..

(2)In section 17(1) of that Act for the words “10 or” there shall be substituted the words “ 9 or ”.

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C19The text of Sch. 1, Sch. 3 paras. 1–10, 11(1)(2), 21–25, 30, 31, 34–44, Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and, except as specified does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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The Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 1976E+W+S+N.I.

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The Patents Act 1977E+W+S+N.I.

39In section 132(4) of the M9Patents Act 1977 (application of Act) for the words from “in connection” to “resources” there shall be substituted the words “ or specified by Order under section 22(5) of the Oil and Gas (Enterprise) Act 1982 in connection with any activity falling within section 23(2) of that Act ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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C21The text of Sch. 1, Sch. 3 paras. 1–10, 11(1)(2), 21–25, 30, 31, 34–44, Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and, except as specified does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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The Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978E+W+S+N.I.

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The Wages Councils Act 1979E+W+S+N.I.

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The Civil Jurisdiction and Judgements Act 1982E+W+S+N.I.

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The Social Security and Housing Benefits Act 1982E+W+S+N.I.

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[F14 Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (c.52)E+W+S+N.I.

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[F16The Employment Rights Act 1996E+W+S+N.I.

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F16Sch. 3 para. 46 and cross heading added (prosp.) by 1996 c. 18, ss. 240, 243, Sch. 1 para. 18(1)(2) (with ss. 191-195, 202)

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