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Statutory Instrument 1996 No. 97

The Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) Order 1996

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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1996 No. 97


The Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) Order 1996

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Made17th January 1996
Coming into force7th February 1996

    The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 22(1) and (2) of the Petroleum Act 1987[1] (hereinafter referred to as "the Act") and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following order:
        1.    This order may be cited as the Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 7th February 1996.
        2.    A safety zone is hereby established around each installation specified in column 1 of the Schedule hereto (being an installation stationed in waters to which subsection (7) of section 21 of the Act applies) having a radius of five hundred metres from the point as respects that installation which has the co-ordinates of latitude and longitude according to European Datum (1950) specified in columns 2 and 3 of the Schedule.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State.

Paul Beresford

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of the Environment.

17th January 1996


[1] 1987 c. 12.

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