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Territorial Sea Act 1987 (Chapter 49).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Document type
Legislation
Date
1987
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for the extent of the territorial sea adjacent to the British Islands.
Subject
Sea
Keyword
Maritime zone Territorial sea Sovereignty
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

The Act makes provision for the extension of the territorial sea to 12 nautical miles. The baselines shall be established by an Order in Council. (4 sections, 2 Schedules)

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Territorial Sea (Limits) Order 1989.

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1989

Keyword: Maritime zone, Territorial sea, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Territorial Sea (Baselines) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 1353 of 2014).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2014

Keyword: Maritime zone, Territorial sea, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Territorial Sea Act 1987 (Guernsey) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 1105 of 2014).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2014

Keyword: Maritime zone, Territorial sea, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Territorial Sea Act 1987 (Guernsey) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 1118 of 2019).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2019

Keyword: Maritime zone, Territorial sea, Continental shelf, Sovereignty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Marine (Scotland) Act 2010 (2010 asp 5).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2010 (2021)

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Enforcement/compliance, Land-use planning, Coastal zone management, Basic legislation, Policy/planning, Institution, Maritime zone, Territorial sea, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Mariculture, Sovereignty, Marine pollution, Marine area, Ecosystem preservation, Marine protected areas, Marine mammals, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (Cap. 23).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Enforcement/compliance, Coastal zone management, Land-use planning, Basic legislation, Policy/planning, Maritime zone, Territorial sea, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Sovereignty, Marine area, Marine protected areas, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX