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Deep Sea Mining Act 2014

Territorial Extent

7.The Act extends to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.  Her Majesty may, by Order in Council, direct that any provision of the Act be extended to the Channel Islands, Isle of Man or any British overseas territories (see section 2(2) extending the existing provision in the 1981 Act).

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