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Australian Antarctic Territory Acceptance Act 1933

Authoritative Version
Act No. 8 of 1933 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Act No. 216 of 1973
An Act to provide for the acceptance of certain territory in the Antarctic Seas as a Territory under the authority of the Commonwealth
Administered by: Environment and Energy
Start Date 31 Dec 1973
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Australian Antarctic Territory Acceptance Act 1933

Act No. 8 of 1933 as amended

This compilation was prepared on 7 November 2000
taking into account amendments up to Act No. 216 of 1973

The text of any of those amendments not in force
on that date is appended in the Notes section

The operation of amendments that have been incorporated may be
affected by application provisions that are set out in the Notes section

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting,
Attorney‑General’s Department, Canberra

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title [see Note 1]........................................................................ 1

2............ Acceptance of the Territory [see Note 2]............................................. 1

Notes                                                                                                                                               3


An Act to provide for the acceptance of certain territory in the Antarctic Seas as a Territory under the authority of the Commonwealth

1  Short title [see Note 1]

                   This Act may be cited as the Australian Antarctic Territory Acceptance Act 1933.

2  Acceptance of the Territory [see Note 2]

                   That part of the territory in the Antarctic seas which comprises all the islands and territories, other than Adelie Land, situated south of the 60th degree south latitude and lying between the 160th degree east longitude and the 45th degree east longitude, is hereby declared to be accepted by the Commonwealth as a Territory under the authority of the Commonwealth, by the name of the Australian Antarctic Territory.


Notes to the Australian Antarctic Territory Acceptance Act 1933

Note 1

The Australian Antarctic Territory Acceptance Act 1933 as shown in this compilation comprises Act No. 8, 1933 amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Acts

Act

Number
and year

Date
of Assent

Date of commencement

Application, saving or transitional provisions

Australian Antarctic Territory Acceptance Act 1933

8, 1933

13 June 1933

13 June 1933

 

Australian Antarctic Territory Act 1954

42, 1954

1 Nov 1954

1 Nov 1954

Statute Law Revision Act 1973

216, 1973

19 Dec 1973

31 Dec 1973

Ss. 9(1) and 10


Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted     am. = amended     rep. = repealed     rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

Title.....................................

am. No. 216, 1973

S. 3......................................

rep. No. 42, 1954


Note 2

Section 2—For the Proclamation fixing 24 August 1936 as the date for the coming into operation of the United Kingdom Order‑in‑Council placing the Australian Antarctic Territory under the authority of Australia, see Gazette 1936, p. 1553, or Statutory Rules 1901‑1956, Vol. V, p. 5505.