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Marine Act (Northern Ireland) 2013

Part 5: Supplementary

Section 43: Regulations and orders

This section contains general provisions for making regulations and orders under the Act.

Section 44: Offences: companies, etc

This section provides for individual liability in cases where there is also corporate liability.

Section 45: Disapplication of requirement for consent to certain prosecutions

Section 3 of the Territorial Waters Jurisdiction Act 1878 provides that a person who is not a British subject may not be prosecuted for an indictable offence committed in the territorial sea without the consent of the Secretary of State.  This section has the effect of disapplying section 3 of the 1878 Act in relation to proceedings for offences committed under the Marine Act (Northern Ireland) 2013.

Section 46: Supplementary, incidental, consequential, transitional provision etc.

This section allows the Department to make, by order, supplementary and transitional provisions and savings for the Act.

Section 47: Crown application

The section states that the Crown is bound by the provisions of the Act.

Section 48: Interpretation

This section contains definitions of expressions used in the Act.

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