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South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands: Marine Protected Areas

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 40045, tabled on 8 June 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when the next review of the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Marine Protected Area is planned to take place.

Answered on

14 June 2016

The South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Marine Protected Area was established in the Maritime Zone in 2012 and revised in June 2013 to include further protection measures. The Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands will undertake reviews every five years, with the next review taking place in 2018.