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Marine Licensing (Exempted Activities) Order (Northern Ireland) 2011 (S.R. No. 78 of 2011).

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This Order, issued under Part 4 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009, specifies activities which do not require a marine licence, or can be carried out without a licence if conditions specified in the Order are satisfied. It applies in relation to any area, and any licensable marine activity taking place in that area, in relation to which the Department of the Environment is the appropriate licensing authority under section 113 of the Act. Activities include: deposit of equipment to control, contain or recover oil, use of vehicles to remove litter or seaweed from beaches and carrying out of scientific experiments (activities that may have effect on a RAMSAR site as defined by section 37A of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981); fishing operations; and shellfish propagation and cultivation. The Regulations also contain provisions relating to waste, which implement in part Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste.
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