Activity Status

Regulations may classify activities as follows: 84


Non-notified discretionary



Marine scientific research

Submarine cables

Seismic surveys

Prospecting for petroleum and minerals

Exploration for petroleum and minerals, except petroleum drilling

Space launches

Petroleum exploration drilling

All other identified activities

Dumping of radioactive, toxic or hazardous waste


Fisheries stocks (Credit: Daniel Sharp)

  1. Sections 29 and 29D Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2012

Last updated at 4:19PM on December 19, 2014