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Marine Licensing (Exempted Activities) (Wales) Order 2011 (W.S.I. No. 559 (W.81) 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 to marine activities carried on in Wales and the Welsh inshore region, in relation to which the Welsh Ministers are the 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.
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