Statutory Instruments

1997 No. 1750


The Fishery Limits Order 1997


22nd July 1997

Coming into force in accordance with Article 1

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 22nd day of July 1997


The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred on Her by section 1(2) of the Fishery Limits Act 1976(1) or otherwise in Her Majesty vested, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—

1.  This Order may be cited as the Fishery Limits Order 1997 and shall come into force on the date on which the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea(2) enters into force in respect of the United Kingdom. This date shall be notified in the London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes.

2.  It is hereby declared that between Latitude 56° 17' 22"N, Longitude 10° 15' 38"W and Latitude 60° 02' 16"N, Longitude 10° 29' 21"W, British fishery limits extend to the lines specified in the Schedule to this Order.

N. H. Nicholls

Clerk of the Privy Council