Maritime Jurisdiction Act, 1959

Adaptation of enactments.

14.—(1) References in any enactment to sea areas and waters within three miles or one league of the coast or shore and cognate expressions shall be construed as references to sea areas and waters lying within the outer limit of the territorial seas.

(2) For the purposes of any other enactment the territorial seas shall be taken to comprise the sea area to which section 2 applies.