The Marine (Scotland) Act 2010 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2010

Pursuit of vessel, etc.

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8.  (1)  For the purposes of articles 6 and 7, a vessel, marine structure or marine installation is pursued in accordance with this article if—

(a)immediately before the pursuit commences, the vessel, structure or installation is in Scotland;

(b)before the pursuit commences, a signal is given for the vessel, structure or installation to stop; and

(c)the pursuit of the vessel, structure or installation is not interrupted.

(2) The signal referred to in paragraph (1)(b) must be given in such a way as to be audible or visible from the vessel, structure or installation in question.

(3) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(c), pursuit is not interrupted by reason only of the fact that—

(a)the method of carrying out the pursuit; or

(b)the identity of the vessel carrying out the pursuit;

changes during the course of the pursuit.