1(1)In section 18(3) of the M1Coast Protection Act 1949 (prohibition of excavation etc. of materials on or under the seashore) for the words “lying to seaward therefrom” there shall be substituted the words “ of the sea-shore lying to seaward of their area but within three nautical miles of the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea adjacent to Great Britain is measured, ”.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)In section 49(1) of that Act (interpretation) after the definition of “mortgage” there shall be inserted the following definition—
““nautical miles” means international nautical miles of 1,852 metres;”.
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