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British Antarctic Territory

Volume 21: debated on Wednesday 7 April 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will consider affording extra protection to the British Antarctic Territory.

Article 1 of the Antarctic treaty prohibits any measures of a military nature in Antarctica. The United Kingdom, together with 24 other States—including Argentina—is bound by this provision.