Sussex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation District is defined in the Sussex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation District Order 2010 S.I. no. 2199 available online at
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The extents of the Sussex IFCA district are defined as:
(Source The Sussex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation District Order 2010 s.i. No 2199)
(1) There is to be an inshore fisheries and conservation district known as the Sussex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation District (“the district”).
(2) The district is the area that consists of—
(a) the combined areas of the relevant councils (the “basic area” of the district); and
(b) the adjacent area of sea (see paragraph (4)).
(3) The “relevant councils” are—
* West Sussex County Council;
* East Sussex County Council;
* Brighton and Hove City Council.
(4) The “adjacent area of sea” is so much of the sea adjacent to the basic area of the district as lies—
(a) within the boundaries specified in paragraph (5); and
(b) to a distance of 6 nautical miles from the 1983 baselines.
(5) Those boundaries are—
(a) a loxodromic line joining the co-ordinates numbered 1 and 2 in Part 1 of the Table in the Schedule; and
(b) a loxodromic line joining the co-ordinates numbered 1 and 2 in Part 2 of that Table.
(6) In this article—
(a) “the 1983 baselines” means the baselines for the measurement of the breadth of the territorial sea of the United Kingdom as they existed at 25th January 1983 in accordance with the Territorial Waters Order in Council 1964(3);
(b) “co-ordinate” means a co-ordinate of latitude and longitude on the World Geodetic System 1984; and
(c) “nautical mile” means an international nautical mile of 1,852 metres.
3(5) SCHEDULE Co-ordinates
The western boundary of the district
The easten boundary of the district