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Old 02 December 2004, 16:02   #21
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Zippy :


""All wreck material which comes from UK territorial waters, and any wreck which is landed in the UK from outside UK territorial waters must by law (Section 236 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995) be declared to the Receiver of Wreck.

Wreck is defined as anything which is found in or on the sea, or washed ashore from tidal water. All items which are raised, regardless of age or importance, must be reported to the Receiver of Wreck.

Finders who report their finds to the Receiver of Wreck have salvage rights. The Receiver of Wreck acts to settle questions of ownership and salvage.

This part of the 1995 Merchant Shipping Act is administered by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency through the Receiver of Wreck.""


That should be it cleared up now! I was referring in particular to a sheep because i once had a dispute over a sheep ! (we will keep that one quite!)

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Old 03 December 2004, 02:35   #22
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Originally Posted by Zippy
.....Anyhow, non of this matters now because tim has chosen the best method of get someone from Debenhams to pin any blame on!.....
Does the person have to come from Debenhams or will any department store do.

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