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UK Public General Acts

Version 14/07/2014

2014 CHAPTER 15

Default Geographical Extent: E+W+S+N.I.

  • Version 14/07/2014

Introductory Text

Deep Sea Mining Act 2014

2014 CHAPTER 15

An Act to make provision about deep sea mining; and for connected purposes.

[14th May 2014]

Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1 Amendments of Deep Sea Mining (Temporary Provisions) Act 1981

(1) The Deep Sea Mining (Temporary Provisions) Act 1981 has effect subject to the amendments in the Schedule (which include amendments giving effect to obligations of the United Kingdom under Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea).

(2) The Deep Sea Mining (Temporary Provisions) Act 1981 may be cited as the Deep Sea Mining Act 1981.

2 Extent, commencement and short title

(1) This Act extends to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

(2) Section 18(6) of the Deep Sea Mining (Temporary Provisions) Act 1981 (power to extend provisions of that Act to the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or any British overseas territory) applies to the provisions of this Act amending that Act.

(3) This Act comes into force at the end of the period of 2 months beginning with the day on which it is passed.

(4) This Act may be cited as the Deep Sea Mining Act 2014.