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Publication - Consultation Paper

Crown Estate: a consultation on the long-term management of the Crown Estate in Scotland

Published: 4 Jan 2017
Part of:
Marine and fisheries
ISBN:
9781786527202

A consultation on the long-term management of the Crown Estate in Scotland.

72 page PDF

2.2MB

72 page PDF

2.2MB

Contents
Crown Estate: a consultation on the long-term management of the Crown Estate in Scotland
Annex A: The Crown Estate Assets

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Annex A: The Crown Estate Assets

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Asset

Definition

George Street

The land owned by Her Majesty known as 39 to 41 George Street, Edinburgh

Seabed

The land owned by Her Majesty forming the seabed of Scottish Territorial Waters

Storage Rights (Seabed)

The rights of:
(1) unloading gas to installations and pipelines;
(2) storing gas for any purpose and recovering stored gas; and
(3) exploration with a view to use for (1) and (2)

Energy rights (Seabed)

The rights of exploitation, exploration and connected purposes for the production of energy from wind or water

Mineral Rights (Seabed)

The right to exploit the Seabed and its subsoil other than for hydrocarbons

Cables (including interconnectors)

The right to install all or part of a distribution or transmission system on or under the Seabed

Pipelines

The right to install pipelines

Whitehill Estate

The Whitehill estate in the County of Midlothian owned by Her Majesty;

Glenlivet Estate

The Glenlivet estate in the County of Moray owned by Her Majesty

Applegirth Estate

The Applegirth estate in the County of Dumfries and Galloway owned by Her Majesty

Fochabers Estate

The Fochabers estate in the County of Moray owned by Her Majesty

Aquaculture Rights (Seabed)

The right to farm aquatic organisms;

Mooring Rights (Seabed)

The right to lay and use permanent moorings

Foreshore

The land that is owned by Her Majesty:
(1) In Orkney and Shetland, lying between mean high water springs and lowest ebb tide; and
(2) In the rest of Scotland, lying between mean high and low water

Internal Waters

The land owned by Her Majesty forming the internal waters of Scotland

Salmon Fishing

The right to fish for salmon in rivers and coastal waters where the right belongs to Her Majesty

Gold and Silver (onshore minerals)

The right to all naturally occurring gold and silver except where the right is vested in some person other than Her Majesty. The Crown's statutory ownership of the right to gold and silver mining in Scotland stems from legislation in the 15th and 16th centuries

Reserved Minerals

All the reserved mineral rights owned by Her Majesty in Scotland other than on the Seabed

Rights beyond 12 nautical miles

Rights to natural resources on the continental shelf (excluding fossil fuels) under the Continental Shelf Act 1964;

Rights to generate electricity from wind, waves and the tides on the continental shelf under the Energy Act 2004; and rights to the transportation and storage of natural gas and carbon dioxide on the continental shelf under the Energy Act 2008.


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