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The Continental Shelf (Designation of Areas) Order 1993

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Statutory Instruments

1993 No.599

CONTINENTAL SHELF

The Continental Shelf (Designation of Areas) Order 1993

Made

10th March 1993

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 10th day of March 1993

Present,

The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas by the Continental Shelf (Designation of Areas) Orders 1964 to 1989(1)certain areas are designated as areas within which the rights of the United Kingdom with respect to the sea bed and subsoil and their natural resources may be exercised:

And whereas it is expedient that further such areas should be so designated:

Now therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred on Her by section 1(7) of the Continental Shelf Act 1964(2)and of all other powers enabling Her in that behalf, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered as follows:

1.  (1)  This Order may be cited as the Continental Shelf (Designation of Areas)Order 1993.

(2) This Order and the Orders recited in the preamble to this Order may be cited together as the Continental Shelf (Designation of Areas) Orders 1964 to 1993.

2.  The area defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby designated as an area within which the rights of the United Kingdom outside territorial waters with respect to the sea bed and subsoil and their natural resources are exercisable.

N. H. Nicholls

Clerk of the Privy Council

Article 2

SCHEDULE

Article 2 of this Order applies to the area bounded by a line joining the following co-ordinates on WGS 84 Datum

(1)53° 39" 00'.0N5° 16" 20'.4W
(2)53° 42" 08'.4N5° 16" 20'.4W
(3)53° 42" 08'.4N5° 17" 51'.0W
(4)53° 44" 24'.0N5° 17" 51'.0W
(5)53° 44" 24'.0N5° 19" 19'.8W
(6)53° 45" 48'.0N5° 19" 19'.8W
(7)53° 45" 48'.0N5° 22" 00'.0W
(8)53° 46" 00'.0N5° 22" 00'.0W
(9)53° 46" 00'.0N5° 19" 00'.0W
(10)53° 59" 56'.95N5° 19" 00'.00W

and the co-ordinates numbered (24) in the Schedule to the Continental Shelf (Designation of Additional Areas) Order 1968 and the co-ordinates numbered (1) in Schedule 1 to the Continental Shelf (Designation of Areas) Order 1989 and the co-ordinates numbered (1) in this Schedule.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order designates a further area of the continental shelf as an area in which the rights of the United Kingdom with respect to the seabed and subsoil and their natural resources are exercisable.

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