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(1)For the purposes of this Act the territorial waters of the United Kingdom adjacent to any part of Great Britain shall be treated as situated in that part.
(2)An Order in Council under [F1section 11 of the Petroleum Act 1998](application of civil law) may make provision for treating for the purposes of food safety legislation—
(a)any installation which is in waters to which that section applies; and
(b)any safety zone around any such installation,
as if they were situated in a specified part of the United Kingdom and for modifying such legislation in its application to such installations and safety zones.
(3)Such an Order in Council may also confer on persons of a specified description the right to require, for the purpose of facilitating the exercise of specified powers under food safety legislation—
(a)conveyance to and from any installation, including conveyance of any equipment required by them; and
(b)the provision of reasonable accommodation and means of subsistence while they are on any installation.
(4)In this section—
“food safety legislation” means this Act and any regulations and orders made under it and any corresponding provisions in Northern Ireland;
“installation” means an installation to which subsection (3) of the said [F2section 11] applies;
“safety zone” means an area which is a safety zone by virtue of Part III of the M1Petroleum Act 1987; and
“specified” means specified in the Order in Council.
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