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Administered by: Environment
Published Date 19 Dec 2013

 

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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000

 

Subregulation 12.56(2)

 

 

DETERMINATION PROHIBITING USE OF VESSELS

 

PART OF THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN BIGHT COMMONWEALTH MARINE RESERVE – MARINE MAMMAL PROTECTION ZONE OF THE FORMER GREAT AUSTRALIAN BIGHT MARINE PARK (COMMONWEALTH WATERS)

 

I, CHARLTON CLARK, Assistant Secretary, Commonwealth Marine Reserves Branch, Parks Australia Division, Department of the Environment, delegate of the power of the Director of National Parks under subregulation 12.56(2) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000, HEREBY DETERMINE that the area of the Marine Mammal Protection Zone of the former Great Australian Bight Marine Park (Commonwealth Waters) declared by Proclamation on 17 April 1998 and revoked by Proclamation that took effect on 17 November 2012, being the area specified in the Schedule hereto, is an area where the use of all vessels is prohibited during the period from 1 May to 31 October inclusive each year.

 

 

 

Dated this 14th day of December 2013

 

 

SIGNED  

 

………………………………….

 

Charlton Clark

 

 


SCHEDULE

 

PART OF THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN BIGHT COMMONWEALTH MARINE RESERVE –

 

Area of the Marine Mammal Protection Zone of the former Great Australian Bight Marine Park (Commonwealth Waters)

 

All of that area in the Southern Ocean bounded by the line(1):

(i)     commencing at the intersection of the parallel of latitude 31° 47′ 00″ S by the scheduled areas(2) boundary between Western Australia and South Australia;

(ii)    from there north along that boundary to the westernmost  point on the outer limit of the coastal waters of the State(3) of South Australia;

(iii)   from there generally easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 31° 47′ 00″ S; and

(iv)   from there west along that parallel to the point of commencement.

Notes:

1.      Geographic coordinates are expressed in terms of the Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994 (GDA94) as described in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette GN35 of 6 September 1995.

2.      The scheduled area has the same meaning as in section 7 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

3.         The coastal waters of the State has the same meaning as in subsection 3 (1) of the Coastal Waters (State Powers) Act 1980.

 

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