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Island Of Rockall Act 1972

1972 CHAPTER 2

An Act to make provision for the incorporation of that part of Her Majesty’s Dominions known as the Island of Rockall into that part of the United Kingdom known as Scotland, and for purposes connected therewith.

[10th February 1972]

1X1†Incorporation of Rockall into the United Kingdom as part of the County of Inverness.U.K.

As from the date of the passing of this Act, the Island of Rockall (of which possession was formally taken in the name of Her Majesty on 18th September 1955 in pursuance of a Royal Warrant dated 14th September 1955 addressed to the Captain of Her Majesty’s Ship Vidal) shall be incorporated into that part of the United Kingdom known as Scotland and shall form part of the [F1Western Isles], and the law of Scotland shall apply accordingly.

Editorial Information

X1Unreliable marginal note

Textual Amendments

2 Short title.U.K.

This Act may be cited as the Island of Rockall Act 1972.