The Protection of Wrecks (SS Castilian) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-08-11

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 1976

PROTECTION OF WRECKS
The Protection of Wrecks (SS Castilian) Order 1997

Made
11th August 1997

Laid before Parliament
12th August 1997

Coming into force
13th August 1997

The Secretary of State for Transport, being satisfied that the vessel identified in article 2 of the following Order is, because of ordnance contained in it, in a condition which makes it a potential danger to life or property, and that on that account it ought to be protected from unauthorised interference, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(1) and (2) of the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973(1), and all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Protection of Wrecks (SS Castilian) Order 1997 and shall come into force on 13th August 1997.

2.—(1) The vessel in respect of which this Order is made is the vessel “SS CASTILIAN” which lies wrecked at Latitude 53°25.0107’N, Longitude 004°35.9176’W.

(2) The area within a distance of 500 metres of that position is hereby designated as a prohibited area for the purposes of the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport

Glenda Jackson
The
Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions
11th August 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order designates an area off the coast of Anglesey surrounding the wreck of the SS Castilian as a prohibited area for the purposes of the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973.

(1)
1973 c. 33.
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