Maritime Jurisdiction Act, 1959

Evidence as to extent of internal waters, territorial seas, exclusive fishery limits and fishery conservation areas.

13.—The Government may by order 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 fishery limits or a fishery conservation area, 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.