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Offshore Petroleum Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2008

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Act No. 21 of 2008 as made
An Act to amend the Offshore Petroleum Act 2006, and for other purposes
Administered by: Industry, Innovation and Science
Originating Bill: Offshore Petroleum Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2008
Registered 29 May 2008
Date of Assent 26 May 2008
Table of contents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Offshore Petroleum Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2008

 

No. 21, 2008

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Offshore Petroleum Act 2006, and for other purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Part 1—Duration of certain production licences                                             3

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006                                                                                    3

Part 2—Workforce representatives                                                                        4

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006                                                                                    4

Part 3—Territorial sea                                                                                                   5

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006                                                                                    5

Part 4—Applications for production licences                                                   7

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006                                                                                    7

Part 5—Emergency declarations                                                                             8

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006                                                                                    8

Part 6—Listed OHS laws                                                                                           9

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006                                                                                    9

Part 7—Delegation by a Joint Authority                                                           10

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006                                                                                  10

Part 8—Datum                                                                                                                11

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006                                                                                  11

Part 9—Miscellaneous technical amendments                                                36

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006                                                                                  36

 


 

 

Offshore Petroleum Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2008

No. 21, 2008

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Offshore Petroleum Act 2006, and for other purposes

[Assented to 26 May 2008]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Offshore Petroleum Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2008.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

26 May 2008

2.  Schedule 1, Parts 1 to 7

Immediately after the commencement of section 3 of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2006.

1 July 2008

3.  Schedule 1, items 24 to 31

Immediately after the commencement of section 3 of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2006.

1 July 2008

4.  Schedule 1, item 32

Immediately after the commencement of subsections 22(3) and (4) of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2006.

1 July 2008

5.  Schedule 1, items 33 to 41

Immediately after the commencement of section 3 of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2006.

1 July 2008

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by both Houses of the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

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 1Amendments

Part 1Duration of certain production licences

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006

1  Section 6 (definition of life‑of‑field production licence)

After “item 1”, insert “, 3A”.

2  Subsection 139(1) (table item 3)

After “first renewal of a production licence”, insert “(other than production licence WA‑1‑L, WA‑3‑L, WA‑5‑L, WA‑6‑L, VIC/L 13, VIC/L 14, AC/L1 or AC/L2)”.

3  Subsection 139(1) (after table item 3)

Insert:

 

3A

a production licence granted by way of the first renewal of production licence WA‑1‑L, WA‑3‑L, WA‑5‑L, WA‑6‑L, VIC/L 13, VIC/L 14, AC/L1 or AC/L2

indefinitely.

4  Subsection 139(3)

After “item 1”, insert “, 3A”.


 

Part 2Workforce representatives

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006

5  Clause 3 of Schedule 3 (paragraph (a) of the definition of workforce representative)

After “a registered organisation”, insert “, or a transitionally registered association (within the meaning of Schedule 10 to the Workplace Relations Act 1996),”.

6  Clause 3 of Schedule 3 (paragraph (b) of the definition of workforce representative)

After “a registered organisation”, insert “, or a transitionally registered association (within the meaning of Schedule 10 to the Workplace Relations Act 1996),”.


 

Part 3Territorial sea

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006

7  Section 6 (definition of coastal waters)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

coastal waters, in relation to a State or the Northern Territory, means so much of the scheduled area for the State or Territory as consists of:

                     (a)  the territorial sea; and

                     (b)  any waters that are:

                              (i)  on the landward side of the territorial sea; and

                             (ii)  not within the limits of the State or Territory.

For this purpose, assume that the breadth of the territorial sea of Australia had never been determined or declared to be greater than 3 nautical miles, but had continued to be 3 nautical miles.

8  Section 6 (definition of territorial sea)

Repeal the definition.

9  Paragraph 246(1)(b)

Repeal the paragraph.

Note 1:    The heading to section 246 is replaced by the heading “Changes to the boundary of the coastal waters of a State or Territory”.

Note 2:    The heading to subsection 246(1) is altered by omitting “or reassessment” and substituting “to coastal waters boundary”.

10  Paragraph 246(1)(c)

Omit “the change to, or reassessment of the location of, the baseline”, substitute “a change to the boundary of the coastal waters of the State or Territory”.

11  Paragraph 246(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph.

Note:       The heading to subsection 246(3) is altered by omitting “or reassessment” and substituting “to coastal waters boundary”.

12  Paragraph 246(3)(c)

Omit “the change to, or reassessment of the location of, the baseline”, substitute “a change to the boundary of the coastal waters of the State or Territory”.

13  Subsection 246(5)

Omit “in the baseline, or a reassessment of the location of the baseline”, substitute “to the boundary of the coastal waters of a State or Territory”.

14  Paragraph 354(1)(a)

Omit “first 3 nautical miles of the territorial sea from the baseline”, substitute “territorial sea”.

15  Subparagraph 354(1)(b)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                             (ii)  is on the landward side of the territorial sea; and

16  After subsection 354(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  For the purposes of subsection (1), assume that the breadth of the territorial sea of Australia had never been determined or declared to be greater than 3 nautical miles, but had continued to be 3 nautical miles.

17  Subparagraph 360(1)(a)(i)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                      (i)  that are on the landward side of the territorial sea adjacent to the State or Territory; and

18  After subsection 360(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  For the purposes of subparagraph (1)(a)(i), assume that the breadth of the territorial sea of Australia had never been determined or declared to be greater than 3 nautical miles, but had continued to be 3 nautical miles.


 

Part 4Applications for production licences

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006

19  Subsection 142(6)

Omit “varied application”, substitute “the application or the varied application, as the case may be”.


 

Part 5Emergency declarations

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006

20  Section 326 (note at the end of the definition of relevant vessel)

Repeal the note.

21  Section 327

Repeal the section.


 

Part 6Listed OHS laws

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006

22  Paragraph 348(1)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  section 321 of this Act, to the extent to which the conduct prohibited by that section results in:

                              (i)  damage to, or interference with, a facility (within the meaning of Schedule 3 to this Act); or

                             (ii)  interference with any operations or activities being carried out, or any works being executed, on, by means of, or in connection with, a facility (within the meaning of Schedule 3 to this Act);

                            where the damage or interference, as the case may be, affects, or has the potential to affect, the health or safety of members of the workforce at a facility (within the meaning of Schedule 3 to this Act);


 

Part 7Delegation by a Joint Authority

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006

23  Subsection 48(1)

After “this Act”, insert “or the regulations”.


 

Part 8Datum

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006

24  Paragraph 20(a)

Omit “Australian Geodetic Datum”, substitute “Geocentric Datum of Australia”.

25  Section 21 (definition of Australian Geodetic Datum)

Repeal the definition.

26  Section 21

Insert:

Geocentric Datum of Australia means the Geocentric Datum of Australia as defined in Gazette No. 35 of 6 September 1995 (GDA94 geocentric data set).

27  At the end of paragraph 22(1)(d)

Add “or”.

Note:       The heading to section 22 is altered by omitting “Australian Geodetic Datum” and substituting “Geocentric Datum of Australia”.

28  After paragraph 22(1)(d)

Insert:

                     (e)  the area described in Schedule 7;

29  Subsection 22(1)

Omit “Australian Geodetic Datum”, substitute “Geocentric Datum of Australia”.

30  Subsection 22(1) (after note 3)

Insert:

Note 3A:    Schedule 7 describes the Greater Sunrise unit area, the Eastern Greater Sunrise offshore area and the Western Greater Sunrise area.

31  Subsection 22(1) (note 4)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note 4:       Geocentric Datum of Australia is defined in section 21.

32  Subsections 22(3) and (4)

Repeal the subsections.

33  Paragraph 23(2)(a)

Omit “Australian Geodetic Datum”, substitute “Geocentric Datum of Australia”.

34  Subsection 23(2) (note)

Repeal the note.

35  At the end of section 23

Add:

             (4)  Before the first declaration under subsection (1) takes effect, the Geocentric Datum of Australia applies for the purposes of describing, in a title or other instrument under this Act, the position on the surface of the Earth of a point, line or area.

36  Schedules 1 and 2

Repeal the Schedules, substitute:

Schedule 1Scheduled areas for the States and Territories

Note:       See section 7 (for datum, see sections 22, 30 and 31).

  

  

1  Scheduled area for New South Wales

             (1)  The scheduled area for New South Wales is the area the boundary of which commences at a point that is the intersection of the coastline at mean low water by the geodesic between the trigonometrical station known as Point Danger near Point Danger and a point of Latitude 27° 57’ 54.23” South, Longitude 154° 00’ 03.78” East and runs thence north‑easterly along that geodesic to the last‑mentioned point:

                     (a)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 27° 47’ 54.22” South, Longitude 154° 22’ 03.75” East; and

                     (b)  thence easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 26° 58’ 58.99” South, Longitude 165° 40’ 03.01” East; and

                     (c)  thence south along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 31° 49’ 56.57” South, Longitude 165° 40’ 03.13” East; and

                     (d)  thence clockwise north‑westerly along the geodesic arc of radius 200 nautical miles concave to Norfolk Island to a point of Latitude 31° 30’ 00.01” South, Longitude 165° 13’ 27.08” East; and

                     (e)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 32° 30’ 00.01” South, Longitude 163° 06’ 58.81” East; and

                      (f)  thence clockwise southerly along the geodesic arc of radius 200 nautical miles concave to Lord Howe Island to a point of Latitude 33° 52’ 40.26” South, Longitude 162° 21’ 59.44” East; and

                     (g)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 36° 36’ 25.68” South, Longitude 163° 15’ 37.64” East; and

                     (h)  thence clockwise south‑westerly along the geodesic arc of radius 350 nautical miles concave to Lord Howe Island to a point of Latitude 37° 26’ 21.32” South, Longitude 161° 04’ 38.06” East; and

                      (i)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 37° 30’ 11.13” South, Longitude 161° 00’ 14.00” East; and

                      (j)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 37° 43’ 11.19” South, Longitude 160° 49’ 46.53” East; and

                     (k)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 37° 52’ 48.03” South, Longitude 160° 41’ 59.88” East; and

                      (l)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 37° 56’ 01.02” South, Longitude 160° 39’ 23.45” East; and

                    (m)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 38° 03’ 21.96” South, Longitude 160° 33’ 24.99” East; and

                     (n)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 38° 19’ 36.20” South, Longitude 160° 23’ 49.32” East; and

                     (o)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 39° 11’ 54.09” South, Longitude 160°00’ 03.82” East; and

                     (p)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 40° 39’ 54.14” South, Longitude 158° 53’ 03.98” East; and

                     (q)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 37° 34’ 54.39” South, Longitude 150° 10’ 04.43” East; and

                      (r)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to the intersection of the coastline at mean low water by the boundary between the States of New South Wales and Victoria; and

                      (s)  thence generally northerly along the coastline of Australia at mean low water to the point of commencement.

             (2)  If there is any difference between:

                     (a)  the position on the surface of the Earth of a point (the first point) mentioned in any of paragraphs (1)(c) to (n); and

                     (b)  the position on the surface of the Earth of the closest point on a line described in Article 2 of the New Zealand boundary treaty;

subclause (1) has effect as if the reference to the first point were replaced by a reference to that closest point.

2  Scheduled area for Victoria

                   The scheduled area for Victoria is the area the boundary of which commences at a point that is the intersection of the coastline at mean low water by the boundary between the States of New South Wales and Victoria and runs thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 37° 34’ 54.39” South, Longitude 150° 10’ 04.43” East:

                     (a)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 40° 39’ 54.14” South, Longitude 158° 53’ 03.98” East; and

                     (b)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 41° 29’ 54.17” South, Longitude 158° 13’ 04.08” East; and

                     (c)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 39° 11’ 54.42” South, Longitude 150° 00’ 04.52” East; and

                     (d)  thence westerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 39° 11’ 54.71” South to its intersection by the meridian of Longitude 142° 30’ 04.95” East; and

                     (e)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 39° 49’ 54.74” South, Longitude 142° 00’ 05.02” East; and

                      (f)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 43° 59’ 55.11” South, Longitude 136° 29’ 05.64” East; and

                     (g)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 38° 40’ 42.76” South, Longitude 140° 40’ 49.00” East; and

                     (h)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 38° 35’ 24.75” South, Longitude 140° 44’ 41.98” East; and

                      (i)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 38° 25’ 54.75” South, Longitude 140° 53’ 04.96” East; and

                      (j)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 38° 14’ 54.73” South, Longitude 140° 57’ 04.94” East; and

                     (k)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point that is the intersection of the parallel of Latitude 38° 09’ 54.73” South by the meridian passing through the intersection of the coastline at mean low water by the boundary between the States of South Australia and Victoria; and

                      (l)  thence north along that meridian to its intersection by the coastline at mean low water; and

                    (m)  thence along the coastline of the State of Victoria at mean low water to the point of commencement.

3  Scheduled area for Queensland

                   The scheduled area for Queensland is the area the boundary of which commences at a point that is the intersection of the coastline at mean low water by the boundary between the Northern Territory of Australia and the State of Queensland and runs:

                     (a)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 15° 54’ 54.66” South, Longitude 138° 30’ 04.17” East; and

                     (b)  thence northerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 14° 29’ 54.67” South, Longitude 138° 30’ 04.15” East; and

                     (c)  thence easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 14° 29’ 54.66” South, Longitude 139° 15’ 04.12” East; and

                     (d)  thence northerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 10° 59’ 54.71” South, Longitude 139° 15’ 04.06” East; and

                     (e)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 10° 50’ 54.71” South, Longitude 139° 12’ 34.06” East; and

                      (f)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 10° 49’ 54.71” South, Longitude 139° 12’ 04.06” East; and

                     (g)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 11° 08’ 54.70” South, Longitude 139° 23’ 04.06” East; and

                     (h)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 10° 58’ 54.70” South, Longitude 140° 00’ 04.04” East; and

                      (i)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 9° 45’ 54.65” South, Longitude 142° 00’ 04.00” East; and

                      (j)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 9° 45’ 18.64” South, Longitude 142° 03’ 34.00” East; and

                     (k)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 9° 41’ 54.60” South, Longitude 142° 23’ 04.02” East; and

                      (l)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 9° 40’ 24.61” South, Longitude 142° 51’ 03.99” East; and

                    (m)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 9° 39’ 54.62” South, Longitude 143° 00’ 03.97” East; and

                     (n)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 9° 32’ 54.64” South, Longitude 143° 05’ 03.96” East; and

                     (o)  thence easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 9° 32’ 54.67” South, Longitude 143° 20’ 03.91” East; and

                     (p)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 9° 23’ 54.69” South, Longitude 143° 30’ 03.89” East; and

                     (q)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 9° 21’ 54.68” South, Longitude 143° 48’ 03.88” East; and

                      (r)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 9° 29’ 54.68” South, Longitude 144° 15’ 03.86” East; and

                      (s)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 9° 50’ 54.66” South, Longitude 144° 44’ 03.85” East; and

                      (t)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 12° 19’ 54.58” South, Longitude 146° 30’ 03.81” East; and

                     (u)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 12° 38’ 24.57” South, Longitude 147° 08’ 33.78” East; and

                     (v)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 12° 56’ 17.56” South, Longitude 147° 40’ 03.76” East; and

                    (w)  thence southerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 13° 59’ 54.53” South, Longitude 147° 40’ 03.78” East; and

                     (x)  thence westerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 13° 59’ 54.54” South, Longitude 146° 55’ 03.81” East; and

                     (y)  thence southerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 17° 04’ 54.49” South, Longitude 146° 55’ 03.87” East; and

                     (z)  thence easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 17° 04’ 54.47” South, Longitude 147° 45’ 03.83” East; and

                    (za)  thence southerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 18° 29’ 54.45” South, Longitude 147° 45’ 03.86” East; and

                   (zb)  thence easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 18° 29’ 54.40” South, Longitude 150° 50’ 03.71” East; and

                    (zc)  thence southerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 19° 59’ 54.37” South, Longitude 150° 50’ 03.74” East; and

                   (zd)  thence easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 19° 59’ 54.36” South, Longitude 151° 30’ 03.71” East; and

                    (ze)  thence south along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 20° 24’ 54.35” South, Longitude 151° 30’ 03.71” East; and

                    (zf)  thence easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 20° 24’ 54.32” South, Longitude 153° 05’ 03.63” East; and

                    (zg)  thence southerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 22° 49’ 54.29” South, Longitude 153° 05’ 03.69” East; and

                   (zh)  thence easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 22° 49’ 54.28” South, Longitude 153° 40’ 03.65” East; and

                    (zi)  thence southerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 23° 14’ 54.27” South, Longitude 153° 40’ 03.66” East; and

                    (zj)  thence east along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 23° 14’ 54.27” South, Longitude 154° 00’ 03.65” East; and

                   (zk)  thence southerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 23° 49’ 54.26” South, Longitude 154° 00’ 03.66” East; and

                    (zl)  thence easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 23° 49’ 54.23” South, Longitude 155° 15’ 03.59” East; and

                  (zm)  thence southerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 24° 59’ 54.22” South, Longitude 155° 15’ 03.62” East; and

                   (zn)  thence easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 24° 59’ 54.15” South, Longitude 158° 32’ 50.43” East; and

                   (zo)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 25° 08’ 48.15” South, Longitude 158° 36’ 39.42” East; and

                   (zp)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 26° 26’ 30.03” South, Longitude 163° 43’ 30.13” East; and

                   (zq)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 26° 13’ 27.00” South, Longitude 165° 40’ 02.99” East; and

                    (zr)  thence southerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 26° 58’ 58.99” South, Longitude 165° 40’ 03.01” East; and

                    (zs)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 27° 47’ 54.22” South, Longitude 154° 22’ 03.75” East; and

                    (zt)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 27° 57’ 54.23” South, Longitude 154° 00’ 03.78” East; and

                   (zu)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic between the last‑mentioned point and the trigonometrical station known as Point Danger near Point Danger to its intersection by the coastline at mean low water; and

                   (zv)  thence along the coastline of the State of Queensland at mean low water to the point of commencement.

4  Scheduled area for South Australia

                   The scheduled area for South Australia is the area the boundary of which commences at a point that is the intersection of the coastline at mean low water by the boundary between the States of South Australia and Victoria and runs thence south along the meridian through that point to its intersection by the parallel of Latitude 38° 09’ 54.73” South:

                     (a)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 38° 14’ 54.73” South, Longitude 140° 57’ 04.94” East; and

                     (b)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 38° 25’ 54.75” South, Longitude 140° 53’ 04.96” East; and

                     (c)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 38° 35’ 24.75” South, Longitude 140° 44’ 41.98” East; and

                     (d)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 38° 40’ 42.76” South, Longitude 140° 40’ 49.00” East; and

                     (e)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 43° 59’ 55.11” South, Longitude 136° 29’ 05.64” East; and

                      (f)  thence westerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 43° 59’ 55.49” South, Longitude 129° 00’ 05.95” East; and

                     (g)  thence northerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 31° 44’ 55.02” South, Longitude 129° 00’ 05.08” East; and

                     (h)  thence northerly along the geodesic to the intersection of the coastline at mean low water by the boundary between the States of South Australia and Western Australia; and

                      (i)  thence along the coastline of the State of South Australia at mean low water to the point of commencement.

5  Scheduled area for Western Australia

                   The scheduled area for Western Australia is the area the boundary of which commences at a point that is the intersection of the coastline at mean low water by the boundary between the States of South Australia and Western Australia and runs thence southerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 31° 44’ 55.02” South, Longitude 129° 00’ 05.08” East:

                     (a)  thence southerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 43° 59’ 55.49” South, Longitude 129° 00’ 05.95” East; and

                     (b)  thence westerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 43° 59’ 56.85” South, Longitude 104° 00’ 06.27” East; and

                     (c)  thence northerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 13° 59’ 55.41” South, Longitude 104° 00’ 04.55” East; and

                     (d)  thence easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 13° 59’ 55.22” South, Longitude 111° 45’ 04.59” East; and

                     (e)  thence northerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 12° 39’ 55.20” South, Longitude 111° 45’ 04.56” East; and

                      (f)  thence easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 12° 39’ 55.14” South, Longitude 114° 40’ 04.56” East; and

                     (g)  thence southerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 13° 05’ 27.14” South, Longitude 114° 40’ 04.57” East; and

                     (h)  thence easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 13° 05’ 27.00” South, Longitude 118° 10’ 08.9” East; and

                      (i)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 49’ 54.8” South, Longitude 118° 14’ 22.6” East; and

                      (j)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 04’ 24.9” South, Longitude 118° 06’ 17.2” East; and

                     (k)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 04’ 08.8” South, Longitude 118° 06’ 14.4” East; and

                      (l)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 04’ 19.0” South, Longitude 118° 07’ 44.0” East; and

                    (m)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 06’ 21.0” South, Longitude 118° 20’ 45.0” East; and

                     (n)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 07’ 46.0” South, Longitude 118° 25’ 07.0” East; and

                     (o)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 10’ 06.0” South, Longitude 118° 35’ 16.0” East; and

                     (p)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 10’ 26.0” South, Longitude 118° 37’ 28.0” East; and

                     (q)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 11’ 01.0” South, Longitude 118° 39’ 00.0” East; and

                      (r)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 13’ 12.0” South, Longitude 118° 43’ 09.0” East; and

                      (s)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 15’ 57.0” South, Longitude 118° 49’ 30.0” East; and

                      (t)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 17’ 54.0” South, Longitude 118° 55’ 12.0” East; and

                     (u)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 18’ 50.0” South, Longitude 118° 58’ 31.0” East; and

                     (v)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 19’ 55.0” South, Longitude 119° 02’ 40.0” East; and

                    (w)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 20’ 21.0” South, Longitude 119° 05’ 00.0” East; and

                     (x)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 21’ 51.0” South, Longitude 119° 09’ 03.0” East; and

                     (y)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 23’ 42.0” South, Longitude 119° 15’ 23.0” East; and

                     (z)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 23’ 58.0” South, Longitude 119° 16’ 35.0” East; and

                    (za)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 24’ 59.0” South, Longitude 119° 20’ 34.0” East; and

                   (zb)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 25’ 43.0” South, Longitude 119° 21’ 35.0” East; and

                    (zc)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 29’ 19.0” South, Longitude 119° 27’ 17.0” East; and

                   (zd)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 32’ 31.0” South, Longitude 119° 33’ 16.0” East; and

                    (ze)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 35’ 43.0” South, Longitude 119° 40’ 33.0” East; and

                    (zf)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 40’ 33.0” South, Longitude 119° 50’ 28.0” East; and

                    (zg)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 41’ 36.0” South, Longitude 119° 52’ 38.0” East; and

                   (zh)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 41’ 46.0” South, Longitude 119° 52’ 57.0” East; and

                    (zi)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 41’ 57.0” South, Longitude 119° 53’ 18.0” East; and

                    (zj)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 43’ 46.0” South, Longitude 119° 56’ 13.0” East; and

                   (zk)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 45’ 38.0” South, Longitude 119° 59’ 15.0” East; and

                    (zl)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 45’ 47.0” South, Longitude 119° 59’ 31.0” East; and

                  (zm)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 46’ 27.9” South, Longitude 120° 00’ 46.9” East; and

                   (zn)  thence south along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 13° 56’ 31.7” South, Longitude 120° 00’ 46.9” East; and

                   (zo)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 43’ 08.29” South, Longitude 121° 49’ 15.80” East; and

                   (zp)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 55’ 54.99” South, Longitude 122° 06’ 04.50” East; and

                   (zq)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 13° 19’ 54.98” South, Longitude 122° 41’ 04.50” East; and

                    (zr)  thence easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 13° 19’ 24.97” South, Longitude 123° 16’ 49.49” East; and

                    (zs)  thence easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 13° 19’ 24.94” South, Longitude 124° 27’ 49.48” East; and

                    (zt)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 13° 13’ 09.94” South, Longitude 124° 36’ 19.47” East; and

                   (zu)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 46’ 09.93” South, Longitude 124° 55’ 34.46” East; and

                   (zv)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 11° 50’ 54.92” South, Longitude 125° 27’ 49.43” East; and

                   (zw)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 11° 44’ 24.92” South, Longitude 125° 31’ 34.43” East; and

                   (zx)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 10° 21’ 24.91” South, Longitude 126° 10’ 34.39” East; and

                   (zy)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 10° 12’ 54.90” South, Longitude 126° 26’ 34.39” East; and

                    (zz)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 10° 04’ 54.90” South, Longitude 126° 47’ 34.38” East; and

                  (zza)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 11° 13’ 09.88” South, Longitude 127° 32’ 04.38” East; and

                  (zzb)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 11° 47’ 54.88” South, Longitude 127° 53’ 49.38” East; and

                  (zzc)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 26’ 24.87” South, Longitude 128° 22’ 04.39” East; and

                  (zzd)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 32’ 39.87” South, Longitude 128° 24’ 04.39” East; and

                  (zze)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 55’ 24.86” South, Longitude 128° 28’ 04.39” East; and

                  (zzf)  thence southerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 13° 15’ 24.86” South, Longitude 128° 28’ 04.40” East; and

                  (zzg)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 13° 39’ 39.86” South, Longitude 128° 30’ 49.41” East; and

                  (zzh)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 13° 49’ 39.86” South, Longitude 128° 33’ 19.41” East; and

                   (zzi)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 13° 59’ 54.86” South, Longitude 128° 42’ 19.41” East; and

                   (zzj)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 14° 19’ 24.89” South, Longitude 128° 53’ 04.39” East; and

                  (zzk)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 14° 32’ 24.91” South, Longitude 129° 01’ 19.38” East; and

                   (zzl)  thence southerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 14° 37’ 24.91” South, Longitude 129° 01’ 49.38” East; and

                 (zzm)  thence southerly along the geodesic to the intersection of the coastline at mean low water by the boundary between the Northern Territory of Australia and the State of Western Australia; and

                  (zzn)  thence along the coastline of the State of Western Australia at mean low water to the point of commencement.

6  Scheduled area for Tasmania

             (1)  The scheduled area for Tasmania is the area the boundary of which commences at a point of Latitude 39° 11’ 54.71” South, Longitude 142° 30’ 04.95” East and runs thence easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 39° 11’ 54.42” South, Longitude 150° 00’ 04.52” East:

                     (a)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 41° 29’ 54.17” South, Longitude 158° 13’ 04.08” East; and

                     (b)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 45° 59’ 54.35” South, Longitude 155° 24’ 04.60” East; and

                     (c)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 51° 04’ 48.97” South, Longitude 158° 01’ 25.98” East; and

                     (d)  thence clockwise easterly along the geodesic arc of radius 200 nautical miles concave to Macquarie Island to a point of Latitude 51° 01’ 38.45” South, Longitude 158° 59’ 53.57” East; and

                     (e)  thence clockwise easterly along the geodesic arc of radius 200 nautical miles concave to Macquarie Island to a point of Latitude 51° 10’ 36.31” South, Longitude 160° 37’ 30.11” East; and

                      (f)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 51° 26’ 17.81” South, Longitude 160° 57’ 46.87” East; and

                     (g)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 52° 11’ 26.55” South, Longitude 161° 57’ 11.15” East; and

                     (h)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 52° 15’ 53.25” South, Longitude 162° 03’ 07.43” East; and

                      (i)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 52° 27’ 43.13” South, Longitude 162° 18’ 59.49” East; and

                      (j)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 52° 40’ 46.87” South, Longitude 162° 36’ 30.28” East; and

                     (k)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 52° 46’ 50.63” South, Longitude 162° 44’ 42.77” East; and

                      (l)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 52° 47’ 42.62” South, Longitude 162° 45’ 53.41” East; and

                    (m)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 53° 42’ 58.17” South, Longitude 164° 03’ 13.39” East; and

                     (n)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 53° 50’ 59.85” South, Longitude 164° 14’ 42.04” East; and

                     (o)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 54° 13’ 59.00” South, Longitude 164° 26’ 41.46” East; and

                     (p)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 54° 40’ 13.66” South, Longitude 164° 40’ 40.22” East; and

                     (q)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 54° 41’ 43.04” South, Longitude 164° 41’ 28.44” East; and

                      (r)  thence clockwise south‑westerly along the geodesic arc of radius 200 nautical miles concave to Macquarie Island to a point of Latitude 54° 56’ 14.19” South, Longitude 164° 39’ 00.39” East; and

                      (s)  thence clockwise south‑westerly along the geodesic arc of radius 200 nautical miles concave to Macquarie Island to a point of Latitude 55° 00’ 11.95” South, Longitude 164° 38’ 17.35” East; and

                      (t)  thence clockwise south‑westerly along the geodesic arc of radius 200 nautical miles concave to Macquarie Island to a point of Latitude 55° 10’ 06.12” South, Longitude 164° 36’ 21.26” East; and

                     (u)  thence clockwise south‑westerly along the geodesic arc of radius 200 nautical miles concave to Macquarie Island to a point of Latitude 55° 14’ 12.62” South, Longitude 164° 35’ 21.12” East; and

                     (v)  thence clockwise south‑westerly along the geodesic arc of radius 200 nautical miles concave to Macquarie Island to a point of Latitude 55° 42’ 50.11” South, Longitude 164° 26’ 46.41” East; and

                    (w)  thence clockwise south‑westerly along the geodesic arc of radius 200 nautical miles concave to Macquarie Island to a point of Latitude 55° 52’ 23.71” South, Longitude 164° 23’ 57.71” East; and

                     (x)  thence clockwise south‑westerly along the geodesic arc of radius 200 nautical miles concave to Macquarie Island to a point of Latitude 56° 38’ 56.16” South, Longitude 163° 56’ 44.86” East; and

                     (y)  thence clockwise south‑westerly along the geodesic arc of radius 200 nautical miles concave to Macquarie Island to a point of Latitude 56° 52’ 19.73” South, Longitude 163° 44’ 04.71” East; and

                     (z)  thence clockwise south‑westerly along the geodesic arc of radius 200 nautical miles concave to Macquarie Island to a point of Latitude 57° 09’ 53.31” South, Longitude 163° 23’ 17.53” East; and

                    (za)  thence southerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 57° 21’ 25.18” South, Longitude 163° 23’ 44.03” East; and

                   (zb)  thence southerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 57° 48’ 21.07” South, Longitude 163° 24’ 47.01” East; and

                    (zc)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 58° 29’ 54.22” South, Longitude 170° 00’ 04.27” East; and

                   (zd)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 62° 29’ 54.74” South, Longitude 160° 00’ 06.18” East; and

                    (ze)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 43° 59’ 55.11” South, Longitude 136° 29’ 05.64” East; and

                    (zf)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 39° 49’ 54.74” South, Longitude 142° 00’ 05.02” East; and

                    (zg)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of commencement.

             (2)  If there is any difference between:

                     (a)  the position on the surface of the Earth of a point (the first point) mentioned in any of paragraphs (1)(c) to (zb); and

                     (b)  the position on the surface of the Earth of the closest point on a line described in Article 3 of the New Zealand boundary treaty;

subclause (1) has effect as if the reference to the first point were replaced by a reference to that closest point.

7  Scheduled area for the Northern Territory

                   The scheduled area for the Northern Territory is the area the boundary of which commences at a point that is the intersection of the coastline at mean low water by the boundary between the Northern Territory of Australia and the State of Western Australia and runs thence northerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 14° 37’ 24.91” South, Longitude 129° 01’ 49.38” East:

                     (a)  thence northerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 14° 32’ 24.91” South, Longitude 129° 01’ 19.38” East; and

                     (b)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 14° 19’ 24.89” South, Longitude 128° 53’ 04.39” East; and

                     (c)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 13° 59’ 54.86” South, Longitude 128° 42’ 19.41” East; and

                     (d)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 13° 49’ 39.86” South, Longitude 128° 33’ 19.41” East; and

                     (e)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 13° 39’ 39.86” South, Longitude 128° 30’ 49.41” East; and

                      (f)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 13° 15’ 24.86” South, Longitude 128° 28’ 04.40” East; and

                     (g)  thence northerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 12° 55’ 24.86” South, Longitude 128° 28’ 04.39” East; and

                     (h)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 32’ 39.87” South, Longitude 128° 24’ 04.39” East; and

                      (i)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 26’ 24.87” South, Longitude 128° 22’ 04.39” East; and

                      (j)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 11° 47’ 54.88” South, Longitude 127° 53’ 49.38” East; and

                     (k)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 11° 13’ 09.88” South, Longitude 127° 32’ 04.38” East; and

                      (l)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 10° 04’ 54.90” South, Longitude 126° 47’ 34.38” East; and

                    (m)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 9° 53’ 39.89” South, Longitude 127° 18’ 34.36” East; and

                     (n)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 9° 27’ 54.88” South, Longitude 127° 56’ 04.35” East; and

                     (o)  thence north‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 9° 24’ 54.88” South, Longitude 128° 00’ 04.34” East; and

                     (p)  thence easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 9° 24’ 54.85” South, Longitude 130° 10’ 04.30” East; and

                     (q)  thence north‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 8° 53’ 54.82” South, Longitude 133° 14’ 04.22” East; and

                      (r)  thence north‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 8° 52’ 54.81” South, Longitude 133° 23’ 04.21” East; and

                      (s)  thence south‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 9° 24’ 54.79” South, Longitude 134° 50’ 04.18” East; and

                      (t)  thence north‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 9° 21’ 54.79” South, Longitude 135° 03’ 04.17” East; and

                     (u)  thence north‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 9° 16’ 54.79” South, Longitude 135° 13’ 04.17” East; and

                     (v)  thence north‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 9° 07’ 54.79” South, Longitude 135° 29’ 04.16” East; and

                    (w)  thence south‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 9° 56’ 54.74” South, Longitude 137° 45’ 04.10” East; and

                     (x)  thence south‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 10° 08’ 54.73” South, Longitude 138° 13’ 04.09” East; and

                     (y)  thence south‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 10° 21’ 54.73” South, Longitude 138° 35’ 04.08” East; and

                     (z)  thence south‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 10° 23’ 54.72” South, Longitude 138° 38’ 04.08” East; and

                    (za)  thence south‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 10° 49’ 54.71” South, Longitude 139° 12’ 04.06” East; and

                   (zb)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 10° 50’ 54.71” South, Longitude 139° 12’ 34.06” East; and

                    (zc)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 10° 59’ 54.71” South, Longitude 139° 15’ 04.06” East; and

                   (zd)  thence southerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 14° 29’ 54.66” South, Longitude 139° 15’ 04.12” East; and

                    (ze)  thence westerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 14° 29’ 54.67” South, Longitude 138° 30’ 04.15” East; and

                    (zf)  thence southerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 15° 54’ 54.66” South, Longitude 138° 30’ 04.17” East; and

                    (zg)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to the intersection of the coastline at mean low water by the boundary between the Northern Territory of Australia and the State of Queensland; and

                   (zh)  thence along the coastline of the Northern Territory of Australia at mean low water to the point of commencement.

8  Scheduled area for the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands

                   The scheduled area for the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands is the area the boundary of which commences at a point of Latitude 12° 43’ 08.29” South, Longitude 121° 49’ 15.80” East and runs thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 14’ 25.8” South, Longitude 122° 31’ 06.6” East:

                     (a)  thence northerly along the arc of a circle drawn concave to Ashmore Islands with a radius of 24 nautical miles to a point of Latitude 12° 06’ 44.6” South, Longitude 122° 32’ 24.1” East; and

                     (b)  thence generally northerly, north‑easterly, easterly, and south‑easterly along a series of intersecting circular arcs drawn concave to Ashmore Islands with a radius of 24 nautical miles and having the vertices set out in the table:

 

Vertices

Item

South latitude

East longitude

1

12° 03’ 12.2’’

122° 33’ 55.8’’

2

12° 02’ 05.0’’

122° 34’ 33.8’’

3

12° 00’ 41.4’’

122° 35’ 27.9’’

4

11° 55’ 46.7’’

122° 40’ 00.5’’

5

11° 54’ 56.3’’

122° 41’ 04.3’’

6

11° 52’ 53.4’’

122° 44’ 16.8’’

7

11° 51’ 53.3’’

122° 46’ 21.2’’

8

11° 51’ 22.4’’

122° 47’ 38.9’’

9

11° 51’ 12.9’’

122° 48’ 05.1’’

10

11° 50’ 48.1’’

122° 49’ 19.9’’

11

11° 50’ 00.6’’

122° 50’ 34.5’’

12

11° 48’ 32.1’’

122° 53’ 24.7’’

13

11° 47’ 31.0’’

122° 56’ 08.2’’

14

11° 47’ 07.4’’

122° 57’ 32.5’’

15

11° 46’ 44.2’’

122° 59’ 22.9’’

16

11° 46’ 31.8’’

123° 00’ 49.7’’

17

11° 46’ 25.7’’

123° 05’ 27.9’’

18

11° 47’ 25.6’’

123° 11’ 02.9’’

19

11° 47’ 38.9’’

123° 12’ 05.2’’

20

11° 47’ 40.3’’

123° 12’ 12.7’’

21

11° 47’ 59.3’’

123° 13’ 38.1’’

 

                     (c)  thence south‑easterly along the arc of a circle drawn concave to Ashmore Islands with a radius of 24 nautical miles to a point of Latitude 11° 48’ 06.1’’ South, Longitude 123° 14’ 04.5’’ East; and

                     (d)  thence northerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 11° 34’ 54.95” South, Longitude 123° 14’ 04.47” East; and

                     (e)  thence north‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 11° 22’ 54.94” South, Longitude 123° 26’ 04.46” East; and

                      (f)  thence south‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 11° 27’ 54.94” South, Longitude 123° 40’ 04.46” East; and

                     (g)  thence north‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 11° 25’ 54.93” South, Longitude 124° 00’ 04.45” East; and

                     (h)  thence north‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 11° 24’ 54.93” South, Longitude 124° 10’ 04.45” East; and

                      (i)  thence north‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 11° 06’ 54.92” South, Longitude 124° 34’ 04.44” East; and

                      (j)  thence north‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 11° 00’ 54.91” South, Longitude 125° 19’ 04.43” East; and

                     (k)  thence north‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 10° 36’ 54.90” South, Longitude 125° 41’ 04.41” East; and

                      (l)  thence north‑easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 10° 27’ 54.90” South, Longitude 126° 00’ 04.40” East; and

                    (m)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 10° 21’ 24.91” South, Longitude 126° 10’ 34.39” East; and

                     (n)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 11° 44’ 24.92” South, Longitude 125° 31’ 34.43” East; and

                     (o)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 11° 50’ 54.92” South, Longitude 125° 27’ 49.43” East; and

                     (p)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 46’ 09.93” South, Longitude 124° 55’ 34.46” East; and

                     (q)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 13° 13’ 09.94” South, Longitude 124° 36’ 19.47” East; and

                      (r)  thence south‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 13° 19’ 24.94” South, Longitude 124° 27’ 49.48” East; and

                      (s)  thence westerly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 13° 19’ 24.97” South, Longitude 123° 16’ 49.49” East; and

                      (t)  thence westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 13° 19’ 54.98” South, Longitude 122° 41’ 04.50” East; and

                     (u)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to a point of Latitude 12° 55’ 54.99” South, Longitude 122° 06’ 04.50” East; and

                     (v)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to the point of commencement.

9  References to this Schedule in other laws

             (1)  A reference in a law of the Commonwealth (other than this Act) to:

                     (a)  the area described in this Schedule in relation to a State or Territory; and

                     (b)  the area described in this Schedule that refers to a State or Territory; and

                     (c)  the area described in this Schedule under the heading that refers to a State or Territory; and

                     (d)  the area:

                              (i)  off the coast of a State or Territory; and

                             (ii)  that is described in this Schedule;

(whether or not the State or Territory is specified in that law) is a reference to the scheduled area for that State or Territory.

             (2)  A reference in a law of the Commonwealth (other than this Act) to the areas described in this Schedule is a reference to the scheduled areas for the States and Territories.

             (3)  A reference in a law of the Commonwealth (other than this Act) to an area adjacent to Australia as described in this Schedule is a reference to a scheduled area for a State or Territory.

Schedule 2Area that includes the area to be avoided

Note:       See section 326 (for datum, see section 22).

  

  

1  Area that includes the area to be avoided

                   This Schedule applies to the area the boundary of which commences at the most easterly intersection of the coastline of the State of Victoria at mean low water by the parallel of Latitude 38° 14’ 54.50” South and runs thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 38° 34’ 54.49” South, Longitude 147° 44’ 04.61” East:

                     (a)  thence south‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 38° 40’ 54.48” South, Longitude 148° 06’ 04.60 East; and

                     (b)  thence easterly along the loxodrome to a point of Latitude 38° 40’ 54.47” South, Longitude 148° 13’ 04.59” East; and

                     (c)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 38° 31’ 54.46” South, Longitude 148° 26’ 04.57” East; and

                     (d)  thence north‑easterly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 38° 18’ 54.46” South, Longitude 148° 35’ 04.55” East; and

                     (e)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 38° 07’ 54.46” South, Longitude 148° 31’ 04.55” East; and

                      (f)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to the point of Latitude 38° 04’ 54.47” South, Longitude 148° 24’ 04.55” East; and

                     (g)  thence north‑westerly along the geodesic to the intersection of the coastline of the State of Victoria at mean low water by the parallel of Latitude 37° 57’ 54.48” South; and

                     (h)  thence along the coastline of the State of Victoria at mean low water to the point of commencement.

37  At the end of paragraph 4(1)(b) of Schedule 6

Add “(other than subsection 150N(1) of that Act)”.


 

Part 9Miscellaneous technical amendments

Offshore Petroleum Act 2006

38  Subsection 117(4)

Omit “lessee”, substitute “permittee”.

39  Subsection 122(2)

After “those sections”, insert “and that Part”.

40  Subsection 128(2)

After “those sections”, insert “and that Part”.

41  Subsection 385(2)

After “In”, insert “performing functions or”.

 

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 13 February 2008

Senate on 14 May 2008]

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