67. Future vesting of coal beneath extensions to territorial sea.

Where, on the coming into force on or after the restructuring date1 of any relevant Order in Council2, any area outside the United Kingdom3 and the territorial sea adjacent to the United Kingdom is brought within that territorial sea, that Order in Council has the effect of vesting the interests and rights of a freehold owner4 in and in relation to coal5 under the seabed in that area in such person as may be specified in the Order in Council or, if no person is so specified, in the Coal Authority