HC Deb 10 March 1976 vol 907 c240W
Mr. Nelson

asked the Secretary of State for Trade how many prosecutions have been made over the latest 12-month period for which figures are available for offences under the Prevention of Oil Pollution Act 1971 regarding the illegal discharge of oil in United Kingdom waters by ships.

Mr. Clinton Davis

The last 12-month period for which the relevant statistics are available was 1974 during which year 50 prosecutions were undertaken.

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