S.I. No. 87/2014 - Continental Shelf (Designated Areas) Order 2014.

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S.I. No. 87/2014 - Continental Shelf (Designated Areas) Order 2014.

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 21st February, 2014.
The Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 2 (3) of the Continental Shelf Act 1968 (No. 14 of 1968), hereby orders as follows:
1. (1) This Order may be cited as the Continental Shelf (Designated Areas) Order 2014.
(2) This Order shall come into operation on 31 March 2014.
2. In this Order “Schedule” means the Schedule to the Continental Shelf (Designated Areas) Order 1993 ( S.I. No. 92 of 1993 ).
3. Paragraph 1(a) of the Schedule is amended—
(a) by substituting for “the following points” the following:
“the following points (except the points at reference numbers 84 and 85 and at reference numbers 130 and 131, which are joined by lines every point of which is 200 nautical miles from the nearest point on the baselines of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)”,
(b) by substituting for reference numbers 1 to 85 the following:
“Reference
Latitude
Longitude
1.
53° 52.22106 N
5° 49.53816 W
2.
53° 46.00 N
5° 22.00 W
3.
53° 45.80 N
5° 22.00 W
4.
53° 45.80 N
5° 19.33 W
5.
53° 44.40 N
5° 19.33 W
6.
53° 44.40 N
5° 17.85 W
7.
53° 42.14 N
5° 17.85 W
8.
53° 42.14 N
5° 16.34 W
9.
53° 39.00 N
5° 16.34 W
10.
53° 39.00 N
5° 17.00 W
11.
53° 32.00 N
5° 17.00 W
12.
53° 32.00 N
5° 19.00 W
13.
53° 26.00 N
5° 19.00 W
14.
53° 26.00 N
5° 20.00 W
15.
53° 09.00 N
5° 20.00 W
16.
53° 09.00 N
5° 19.00 W
17.
52° 59.00 N
5° 19.00 W
18.
52° 59.00 N
5° 22.50 W
19.
52° 52.00 N
5° 22.50 W
20.
52° 52.00 N
5° 24.50 W
21.
52° 44.00 N
5° 24.50 W
22.
52° 44.00 N
5° 28.00 W
23.
52° 32.00 N
5° 28.00 W
24.
52° 32.00 N
5° 22.80 W
25.
52° 24.00 N
5° 22.80 W
26.
52° 24.00 N
5° 35.00 W
27.
52° 16.00 N
5° 35.00 W
28.
52° 16.00 N
5° 39.00 W
29.
52° 12.00 N
5° 39.00 W
30.
52° 12.00 N
5° 42.00 W
31.
52° 08.00 N
5° 42.00 W
32.
52° 08.00 N
5° 46.00 W
33.
52° 04.00 N
5° 46.00 W
34.
52° 04.00 N
5° 50.00 W
35.
52° 00.00 N
5° 50.00 W
36.
52° 00.00 N
5° 54.00 W
37.
51° 58.00 N
5° 54.00 W
38.
51° 58.00 N
5° 57.00 W
39.
51° 54.00 N
5° 57.00 W
40.
51° 54.00 N
6° 00.00 W
41.
51° 50.00 N
6° 00.00 W
42.
51° 50.00 N
6° 06.00 W
43.
51° 40.00 N
6° 06.00 W
44.
51° 40.00 N
6° 18.00 W
45.
51° 30.00 N
6° 18.00 W
46.
51° 30.00 N
6° 33.00 W
47.
51° 20.00 N
6° 33.00 W
48.
51° 20.00 N
6° 42.00 W
49.
51° 10.00 N
6° 42.00 W
50.
51° 10.00 N
6° 48.00 W
51.
51° 00.00 N
6° 48.00 W
52.
51° 00.00 N
7° 03.00 W
53.
50° 50.00 N
7° 03.00 W
54.
50° 50.00 N
7° 12.00 W
55.
50° 40.00 N
7° 12.00 W
56.
50° 40.00 N
7° 36.00 W
57.
50° 30.00 N
7° 36.00 W
58.
50° 30.00 N
8° 00.00 W
59.
50° 20.00 N
8° 00.00 W
60.
50° 20.00 N
8° 12.00 W
61.
50° 10.00 N
8° 12.00 W
62.
50° 10.00 N
8° 24.00 W
63.
50° 00.00 N
8° 24.00 W
64.
50° 00.00000 N
8° 32.02264 W
65.
49° 50.00000 N
8° 32.02264 W
66.
49° 50.00000 N
8° 36.00000 W
67.
49° 40.00000 N
8° 36.00000 W
68.
49° 40.00000 N
8° 45.00000 W
69.
49° 30.00000 N
8° 45.00000 W
70.
49° 30.00000 N
9° 03.00000 W
71.
49° 20.00000 N
9° 03.00000 W
72.
49° 20.00000 N
9° 12.00000 W
73.
49° 10.00000 N
9° 12.00000 W
74.
49° 10.00000 N
9° 17.00000 W
75.
49° 00.00000 N
9° 17.00000 W
76.
49° 00.00000 N
9° 24.00000 W
77.
48° 50.00000 N
9° 24.00000 W
78.
48° 50.00000 N
9° 24.53688 W
79.
48° 30.00000 N
9° 24.53688 W
80.
48° 30.00000 N
9° 48.00000 W
81.
48° 20.00000 N
9° 48.00000 W
82.
48° 20.00000 N
9° 55.00241 W
83.
48° 10.81127 N
9° 55.00241 W
84.
48° 10.81127 N
10° 48.56229 W
85.
48° 00.00000 N
10° 37.72709 W”
and
(c) by substituting for reference numbers 130 to 157 the following:
Reference
Latitude
Longitude
“130.
56° 49.00000 N
14° 30.57261 W
131.
56° 34.63126 N
14° 19.86168 W
132.
56° 34.63126 N
14° 10.00000 W
133.
56° 40.00000 N
14° 10.00000 W
134.
56° 40.00000 N
14° 00.00000 W
135.
56° 42.00 N
14° 00.00 W
136.
56° 42.00 N
12° 12.00 W
137.
56° 32’.50 N
12° 12.00 W
138.
56° 32’.50 N
10° 30.00 W
139.
56° 21’.50 N
10° 30.00 W
140.
56° 21’.50 N
09° 07.00 W
141.
56° 10.00 N
09° 07.00 W
142.
56° 10.00 N
08° 39’.50 W
143.
56° 05.00 N
08° 39’.50 W
144.
56° 05.00 N
08° 13.00 W
145.
56° 00.00 N
08° 13.00 W
146.
56° 00.00 N
07° 23.00 W
147.
55° 55.00 N
07° 23.00 W
148.
55° 55.00 N
07° 15.00 W
149.
55° 50.00 N
07° 15.00 W
150.
55° 50.00 N
07° 08.00 W
151.
55° 45.00 N
07° 08.00 W
152.
55° 45.00 N
07° 02.00 W
153.
55° 40.00 N
07° 02.00 W
154.
55° 40.00 N
06° 57.00 W
155.
55° 35.00 N
06° 57.00 W
156.
55° 35.00 N
06° 51.00 W
157.
55° 30.00 N
06° 51.00 W
158.
55° 30.00 N
06° 48.00 W
159.
55° 28.00 N
06° 48.00 W
160.
55° 28.00 N
06° 45.00 W
161.
55° 24.89173 N
06° 44.64809 W”.
4. Subparagraph (b) of paragraph 1 of the Schedule is amended by substituting for that subparagraph the following:
“(b) the line of the seaward limit of the territorial seas”.
5. Paragraph 2(a) of the Schedule is amended by substituting “ref. nos. 1 to 161” for “ref. nos. 2 to 156”.
6. Paragraph 2(b) of the Schedule is amended by substituting “ref. no. 161” for “ref. no. 157”.
7. The Continental Shelf (Designated Areas) Order 2001 ( S.I. No. 657 of 2001 ) is revoked.
GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Government,
11 February 2014.
ENDA KENNY,
Taoiseach.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note is not part of the instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
The purpose of this Order is to designate the areas concerned as areas within which the rights of the State to explore and exploit the natural resources of the seabed and subsoil of the continental shelf may be exercised.

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