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Subject to the following provisions of this Part of this Act, a licence under this Part of this Act is needed—
(a)for the deposit of substances or articles within the United Kingdom waters [F1or United Kingdom controlled waters], either in the sea or under the seabed—
(i)from a vehicle, vessel, aircraft, hovercraft or marine structure ;
(ii)from a container floating in the sea ; or
(iii)from a structure on land constricted or adapted wholly or mainly for the purpose of depositing solids in the sea ;
(b)for the deposit of substances or articles anywhere in the sea or under the sea-bed—
(i)from a British vessel, British aircraft, British hovercraft or British marine structure ; or
(ii)from a container floating in the sea, if the deposit is controlled from a British vessel, British aircraft, British hovercraft or British marine structure ;
(c)(d). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2
(e)for the scuttling of vessels—
(ii)anywhere at sea, if the scuttling is controlled from a British vessel, British aircraft, British hovercraft or British marine structure ; or
(iii). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F4
(f)for the loading of a vessel, aircraft, hovercraft, marine structure or floating container in the United Kingdom or United Kingdom waters with substances or articles for deposit anywhere in the sea or under the sea-bed ;
(g)for the loading of a vehicle in the United Kingdom with substances or articles for deposit from that vehicle as mentioned in paragraph (a) F5. . . above ; and
(h)for the towing or propelling from the United Kingdom or United Kingdom waters of a vessel for scuttling anywhere at sea.
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