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6.—(1) The damage must be in an area specified in the following table.
|Type of damage||Area in which these Regulations apply|
These areas do not include areas that form part of Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales or the territorial sea adjacent to the Isle of Man, Jersey(1) or Guernsey; and for these purposes—
|Damage to water||England and all water up to one nautical mile seaward from the baseline in England|
|Damage in a site of special scientific interest||England|
|Damage to protected species or natural habitats|| |
The seabed of the continental shelf(a)
Anywhere other than the seabed in the renewable energy zone(a)
|Damage to land||England|
(2) In this table—
“the baseline” means the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured for the purposes of the Territorial Sea Act 1987(5);
“the continental shelf” means the areas designated by Order in Council under section 1(7) of the Continental Shelf Act 1964(6); and
“the renewable energy zone” means the waters superjacent to the seabed situated within the areas designated by Order in Council under section 84(4) of the Energy Act 2004(7).
See section 1 of the Territorial Sea Act 1987 (c. 49) as extended to Jersey by the Territorial Sea Act 1987(Jersey) Order 1997 (S. I. 1997/278) as amended by S.I. 2002/250, and to the Isle of Man by the Territorial Sea Act 1987 (Isle of Man) Order 1991 ( S.I. 1991/1722).
1964 c. 29. Areas have been designated under section 1(7) by S.I. 1987/1265, 2000/3062 and 2001/3670. Section 1(7) was amended by paragraph 1 of Schedule 3 to the Oil and Gas (Enterprise) Act 1982 (c. 23).
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