205. Permits for entering and remaining in Antarctica.

205.     Permits for entering and remaining in Antarctica.

A person who is on an expedition organised in the United Kingdom or making his final departure from the United Kingdom (a British expedition) may not enter or remain in Antarctica1 unless he has been granted a permit by the Secretary of State2. The requirement does not apply to those who are travelling through, on or above the high seas to an immediate destination outside Antarctica, or to those entering or remaining in Antarctica for the sole purpose of fishing for profit3. It is an offence to contravene the