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Crimes at Sea Regulations

Authoritative Version
SR 1987 No. 286 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR16-Feb-1988
Tabled Senate17-Feb-1988
Gazetted 17 Dec 1987
Date of repeal 31 Mar 2001
Repealed by Crimes at Sea Repeal Regulations 2001

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Statutory Rules 1987 No. 2861


Crimes at Sea Regulations

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulations under the Crimes at Sea Act 1979.

Dated 11 December 1987.



By His Excellencys Command,

Lionel Bowen




1. These Regulations may be cited as the Crimes at Sea Regulations.


2. In these Regulations, unless the contrary intention appears:

adjacent area has the same meaning as in the Sea Installations Act 1987, but the space above or below an adjacent area, being the space referred to in subsection 5 (9) of that Act, shall not be deemed to be in that area;

affected Territory has the same meaning as in the Sea Installations Act 1987;

sea installation has the same meaning as in the Sea Installations Act 1987;

the Act means the Crimes at Sea Act 1979.

Jurisdiction with respect to establishment and use of sea installations

3. With respect to the establishment and use of sea installations, it is hereby declared that Australia has jurisdiction under international law in relation to each area of waters that is the adjacent area in respect of a State or an affected Territory.


(S.R. 321/87)—Cat. No.                                                                                                                                   14/20.11.1987



1. Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 17 December 1987.

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