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21st September 2006
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1st November 2006
Whereas it appears to the Secretary of State for Defence (“the Secretary of State”)—
(a)that each vessel identified in article 2 of this Order sank on or after 4th August 1914 while in military service;
(b)that the remains of the vessels known as—
(ii)the UB-65, and
all of which sank while in service with the armed forces of a country outside the United Kingdom, are in United Kingdom waters;
(c)that each area designated as a controlled site by this Order—
(i)contains a place comprising the remains of, or of a substantial part of, a vessel which sank less than two hundred years ago while in military service; and
(ii)extends no further around that place than appears to the Secretary of State to be appropriate for the purpose of protecting or preserving those remains or on account of identifying that place; and
(d)that the Crown Estate Commissioners, in whom is vested the areas that contain the places comprising the remains of, or of a substantial part of, HMS Royal Oak and UB-81, do not object to the terms of this Order which affect them,
now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 1(2) of the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986(1) (“the Act”), makes the following Order—
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