729. Restraint and putting ashore in regard to offshore installations.

729.     Restraint and putting ashore in regard to offshore installations.

If an installation manager1 has reasonable cause to believe that it is necessary or expedient to do so for the purpose of securing the safety of the offshore installation2 or the safety or health of persons on or near it, he may take such measures against a person on the installation, including restraint of his person and putting him ashore in the United Kingdom as soon as is practicable thereafter, as are reasonable3. If it appears likely that a person will not be put ashore