The Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) (No. 2) Order 1995

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Published: 1995-06-20

Statutory Instruments
1995 No. 1567

OFFSHORE INSTALLATIONS
The Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) (No. 2) Order 1995

Made
20th June 1995

Coming into force
21st June 1995

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 22 of the Petroleum Act 1987(1), 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) (No. 2) Order 1995 and shall come into force on 21st June 1995.

2.  A safety zone is hereby established around the installation known as Brent Spar from such time as it may arrive at a station at 59° 06' 00" N latitude and 10° 59' 00" W longitude according to European Datum (1950).

3.  The safety zone established by article 2 shall have a radius of 500 metres from the point which has the co-ordinates specified in article 2.

Signed by order of the Secretary of State

Michael Portillo
Secretary of State for Employment
Department of Employment
20th June 1995

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This order establishes, under section 22 of the Petroleum Act 1987, a safety zone having a radius of 500 metres around the installation known as Brent Spar.
Vessels (which for this purpose include hovercraft, submersible apparatus and installations in transit) are prohibited from entering or remaining in a safety zone except with the consent of the Secretary of State or in accordance with regulations made under section 23(1) of the Act (currently the Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) Regulations 1987 (S.I. 1987/1331)).

(1)
1987 c. 12.
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