"Continental shelf" means the sea bed and subsoil of those submarine areas adjacent to the coasts of the islands of Solomon Islands but beyond the territorial limits of Solomon Islands, to a depth of two hundred metres below the surface of the sea, or, beyond that limit, to where the depth of the superjacent waters admits of exploitation of the natural resources of those areas. Rights of exploration and exploitation of Continental Shelf are vested in the Crown. Any act or omission which: a) take
Consolidated edition as at 20 June 2006 of Act No. 4 of 1970 as amended twice in 1978 (L.N. 46A and 88).
Continental Shelf Act.
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