Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006

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Evidence as to extent of internal waters, territorial seas, exclusive economic zone and exclusive fishery limits.

92.— (1) The Government may by order (which they may by order revoke or amend) prescribe the charts which may be used for the purpose of establishing low-water mark, or the existence and position of any low-tide elevation, or any other matter in reference to the internal waters, the territorial seas, the exclusive economic zone or the exclusive fishery limits, and any chart purporting to be a copy of a chart of a kind or description so prescribed shall, unless the contrary is proved, be received in evidence as being a prescribed chart without further proof.

(2) The Maritime Jurisdiction Act 1959 (Charts) Order 1959 ( S.I. No. 174 of 1959), if in operation on the passing of this Act, continues in force as if made under this section.