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Cockatoo and Schnapper Islands Act 1949

Authoritative Version
Act No. 30 of 1949 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Act No. 216 of 1973
An Act to provide for the Control and Management of Cockatoo Island and Schnapper Island
Administered by: Defence
Start Date 31 Dec 1973
Table of contents.

Cockatoo and Schnapper Islands Act 1949

Act No. 30 of 1949 as amended

This compilation was prepared on 23 April 2004
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............ Commencement [see Note 1].............................................................. 1

4............ Interpretation....................................................................................... 1

5............ Title to Cockatoo Island, etc................................................................ 1

6............ Powers of Minister............................................................................. 2

Notes                                                                                                                                               3


An Act to provide for the Control and Management of Cockatoo Island and Schnapper Island.

1  Short title [see Note 1]

                   This Act may be cited as the Cockatoo and Schnapper Islands Act 1949.

2  Commencement [see Note 1]

                   This Act shall come into operation on a date to be fixed by Proclamation.

4  Interpretation

                   In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears:

Cockatoo Island means the island situated in the Harbour of Port Jackson in the State of New South Wales and known as Cockatoo Island.

Schnapper Island means the island situated in the Harbour of Port Jackson in the State of New South Wales and known as Schnapper Island.

the Australian Commonwealth Shipping Board means the Australian Commonwealth Shipping Board constituted under the Commonwealth Shipping Act 1923.

5  Title to Cockatoo Island, etc.

             (1)  All right, title and interest of the Australian Commonwealth Shipping Board in and to Cockatoo Island and Schnapper Island are, by force of this Act, transferred to and vested in the Commonwealth.

             (2)  All rights, property, assets, obligations and liabilities of the Australian Commonwealth Shipping Board (including all right, title and interest of that Board in and to all improvements, buildings, structures, erections, dockyards, machinery, tools, plant, craft, furniture and fittings on Cockatoo Island or Schnapper Island) shall, by force of this Act, be vested in or imposed on the Commonwealth, and, in any contract, agreement or other instrument to which the Australian Commonwealth Shipping Board is a party, any reference to that Board shall be read as a reference to the Commonwealth.

6  Powers of Minister

                   The Minister shall have power, subject to any lease of Cockatoo Island or Schnapper Island, to control and manage those Islands and the works and establishments on those Islands.


Notes to the Cockatoo and Schnapper Islands Act 1949

Note 1

The Cockatoo and Schnapper Islands Act 1949 as shown in this compilation comprises Act No. 30, 1949 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

Cockatoo and Schnapper Islands Act 1949

30, 1949

12 July 1949

4 Sept 1950 (see Gazette 1950, p. 2227)

 

Statute Law Revision Act 1973

216, 1973

19 Dec 1973

31 Dec 1973


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. 216, 1973

S. 5......................................

am. No. 216, 1973