1 Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Protection of Wrecks (Designation) (England) Order 2007 and shall come into force on 9th February 2007.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 9 February 2007: see above.

2 Identification of site and designation of restricted area

2Identification of site and designation of restricted area

(1)    The site in respect of which this Order is made is hereby identified as the site where a vessel lies, or may lie, wrecked on the sea bed in position Latitude 51°16.443 North, Longitude 01°34.537 East.

(2)    The area within a distance of 150 metres of Latitude 51°16.443 North, Longitude 01°34.537 East, but excluding any part of that area which lies above the high water mark of ordinary spring tides, shall be a restricted area for the purposes of the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 9 February 2007: see art 1.

Signature

David Lammy

Minister for Culture

Department for Culture, Media and Sport

13th January 2007

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order designates as a restricted area for the purposes of the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973 an area within a distance of 150 metres from the site of the wreck of a vessel which is believed to be the Rooswijk on the eastern edge of the Goodwin Sands, 7.6 miles southeast of Ramsgate, Kent.