National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975

 

 

 

 

PROCLAMATION

 

 

 

I, WILLIAM PATRICK DEANE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, under subsection 7(2) of the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975:

 

(a)                declare the area specified in the Schedule to be a reserve; and

 

(b)               assign to the reserve the name “Tasmanian Seamounts Marine Reserve”; and

 

(c)                specify that the subsoil extending to a depth of 100 metres below the sea-bed within the declared area is within the reserve.

 

 

 

Signed and sealed with the

Great Seal of Australia

 

12 May 1999

 

WILLIAM DEANE

Governor-General

 

 

By His Excellency’s Command

 

 

 

 

Robert Hill

Minister for the Environment and Heritage

 

 


Schedule

 

Tasmanian Seamounts Marine Reserve

 

All of that area within the Southern Ocean contained within and bounded as

follows:

 

a)                  commencing at the point of Latitude 44o30’South and Longitude 147o25’East,

 

b)                  and proceeding in a westerly direction along the parallel of latitude

to the point Latitude 44o30’South and Longitude 147o14’East,

 

c)                  then in a north-westerly direction along the geodesic to the point

Latitude 44o18’50”South and Longitude 147o10’East,

 

d)                  then in an easterly direction along the parallel of latitude to the

point Latitude 44o18’50”South and Longitude 147o15’50”East,

 

e)                  then in a north-easterly direction along the geodesic to the point

Latitude 44o16’South and Longitude 147o25’East,

 

f)                    then in a southerly direction along the meridian to the point of commencement.

 

All coordinates are referred to the Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994

(GDA94).