Diver jailed for fraudulently selling three cannon found in UK waters – The Guardian

Posted September 7th, 2015 in costs, fraud, jurisdiction, news, proceeds of crime, sentencing, weapons, wrecks by sally

‘A professional diver has been jailed for two years after he falsely claimed to have found three rare 17th-century cannon in international waters so he could sell them to the highest bidder rather than surrendering them to the nation.’

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The Guardian, 4th September 2015

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Wreck Removal Convention Act 2011 – legislation.gov.uk

Posted July 14th, 2011 in international law, legislation, shipping law, ships, wrecks by tracey

Wreck Removal Convention Act 2011 published

Full text of Act

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

‘Lord’ wins right to shipwrecks – at a price – The Times

Posted June 16th, 2008 in news, shipping law, wrecks by sally

“A businessman who bought two lordships for himself at auction has won the right to a half share of any wreck that washes up on a long stretch of the Pembrokeshire coastline. ”

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The Times, 14th June 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk