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A Bill for an Act to amend the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 to provide for an extension of the boundaries of the Great Barrier Reef Region
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Registered 22 Feb 2005
Introduced HR 14 Feb 2005

2004-2005

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Protecting the Great Barrier Reef from Oil Drilling and Exploration) Amendment Bill 2005

 

 

 

(Mr Albanese)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 to provide for an extension of the boundaries of the Great Barrier Reef Region

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975                                3

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 to provide for an extension of the boundaries of the Great Barrier Reef Region

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Protecting the Great Barrier Reef from Oil Drilling and Exploration) Amendment Act 2005.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3  Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.


 

Schedule 1Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975

1  Schedule 1

Repeal paragraphs (a) to (j), substitute:

                     (a)  commences at the point that, at low water, is the northernmost extremity of Cape York Peninsula Queensland;

                     (b)  runs thence easterly along the geodesic to the intersection of parallel of Latitude 10º 41' South with meridian of Longitude 145º19'33" East;

                     (c)  runs thence south-easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 12º20'00" South, Longitude 146º30'00";

                     (d)  runs thence south-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12º38'30" South, Longitude 147º08'30" East;

                     (e)  runs thence south-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 13º10'30" South, Longitude 148º05'00" East;

                      (f)  runs thence south-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 14º38'00" South, Longitude 152º07'00" East;

                     (g)  runs thence south-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 14º45'00" South, Longitude 154º15'00" East;

                     (h)  runs thence north-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 14º05'00" South, Longitude 156º37'00" East;

                      (i)  runs thence north-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 14º04'00" South, Longitude 157º00'00" East;

                      (j)  runs thence south-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 14º41'00" South, Longitude 157º43'00" East;

                     (k)  runs thence south-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 15º44'07" South, Longitude 158º45'39" East;

                      (l)  runs thence south-westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 16º25'28" South, Longitude 158º22'49" East;

                    (m)  runs thence south-westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 16º34'51" South, Longitude 158º16'26" East;

                     (n)  runs thence south-westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 17º30'28" South, Longitude 157º38'31" East;

                     (o)  runs thence south-westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 17º54'40" South, Longitude 157º21'59" East;

                     (p)  runs thence south-westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 18º32'25" South, Longitude 156º56'44" East;

                     (q)  runs thence south-westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 18º55'54" South, Longitude 156º37'29" East;

                      (r)  runs thence south-westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 19º17'12" South, Longitude 156º15'20" East;

                      (s)  runs thence south-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 20º08'28" South, Longitude 156º49'34" East;

                      (t)  runs thence south-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 20º32'28" South, Longitude 157º03'09" East;

                     (u)  runs thence south-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 20º42'52" South, Longitude 157º04'34" East;

                     (v)  runs thence south-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 20º53'33" South, Longitude 157º06'25" East;

                    (w)  runs thence south-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 21º12'57" South, Longitude 157º10'17" East;

                     (x)  runs thence south-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 21º47'21" South, Longitude 157º14'36" East;

                     (y)  runs thence south-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 22º10'31" South, Longitude 157º13'04" East;

                      (z)  runs thence south-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 22º31'38" South, Longitude 157º18'43" East;

                    (za)  runs thence south-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 23º14'54" South, Longitude 157º48'04" East;

                    (zb)  runs thence south-easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 24º30'00" South, Longitude 158º19'54" East;

                    (zc)  runs thence westerly along the parallel of Latitude 24º 30'00" South to its intersection by the coastline of Queensland at low water; and

                    (zd)  runs thence generally northerly along that coastline at low water to the point of commencement.