Where a coastal State exercises rights on its continental shelf what rights does it have concerning safety zones?

Safety zones of not more than 500 metres may be established within which the coastal State “may take appropriate measures to ensure the safety of navigation and of the artificial islands, installations and structures” within them. (Safety zones have been established around oil and gas installations on the UK continental shelf and legislation has extended UK civil and criminal jurisdiction to them. )

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