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SR 1994 No. 49 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Administered by: Industry, Innovation and Science
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate17-Mar-1994
Tabled HR22-Mar-1994
Gazetted 11 Mar 1994
Date of repeal 01 Sep 2018
Repealed by Offshore Minerals (Exploration Licence Fees) Regulations 2018

Statutory Rules 1994   No. 491


Offshore Minerals (Exploration Licence Fees) Regulations

I, The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Offshore Minerals (Exploration Licence Fees) Act 1981.

Dated 4 March 1994.


                                                                                    BILL HAYDEN


By His Excellency’s Command,




Minister for Resources




               1.   These Regulations may be cited as the Offshore Minerals (Exploration Licence Fees) Regulations.

[NOTE:  These Regulations commence on gazettal: see Acts Interpretation Act 1901, s. 48]


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

“the Act” means the Offshore Minerals (Exploration Licence Fees) Act 1981.

Amount of exploration licence fee

               3.   For the purposes of subsection 4 (1) of the Act, the amount of an exploration licence fee for a year of the term of the licence is:

             (a)   $600; or

             (b)   $20 for each block covered by the licence;

 whichever is the greater at the beginning of that year.



1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette  on 11 March 1994.