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Recognitions as made
The instrument recognises the Kimberley Land Council Aboriginal Corporation as the representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander body for the area described in Schedule 1.
Administered by: Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
General Comments: This recognition takes effect on 1 July 2000.
Registered 21 Apr 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR29-May-2000
Tabled Senate05-Jun-2000
Gazetted 28 Jun 2000
Date of repeal 30 Aug 2012
Repealed by Native Title (Revocation of Recognition Instruments) Determination 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recognition of Representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Body 2000 (No. 7)

 

I, John Joseph Herron, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, acting
under subsection 203AD(1) of the Native Title Act 1993, recognise the Kimberley Land Council Aboriginal Corporation as the representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander body for the area described in Schedule 1.

 

I am satisfied that the Kimberley Land Council Aboriginal Corporation:

(a)    will satisfactorily represent persons who hold or may hold native title in the area
described in Schedule 1; and

(b)   will be able to consult effectively with Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders living in that area; and

(c)    satisfactorily performs its existing representative body functions; and

(d)   would be able to perform satisfactorily the functions of a representative body.

 

This recognition takes effect on 1 July 2000.

 

 

 

Dated                           23 May 2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOHN HERRON

 

Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs


 

 

Schedule 1           Description of area (Kimberley)

 

1.      The area is the area of land and waters bounded by a line commencing at the intersection of the Western Australia State border, the Northern Territory border, and the coastline of mainland Australia, and then proceeding south along the Western Australia State border
to the intersection with the north-east corner of the larger of the two areas comprising Native Title Claimant Application WG0160/97 (Tjurabalan), then generally south-westerly along the northern boundary of that Application to the north-east corner of Native Title Claimant Application WG6077/98 (Ngurrara), then generally south-westerly, westerly and northerly by the eastern, southern and western boundaries of that
Application to the south-east corner of Native Title Claimant Application W6100/98 (Karajarri Combined), then generally westerly by the southern boundary of that  Application to the intersection of the southern boundary of the 1991 Local Government Area (LGA) of Broome, then generally westerly by the southern boundary of that LGA to its intersection with the coastline of mainland Australia, then due west by a straight line to the point of intersection with the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone of Australia, then generally north-east along the outer limit of that zone to its intersection with the
most western point of the Western Australia adjacent area boundary as defined in Schedule 2 of the Petroleum (Submerged Land) Act 1967, then generally east by the southern boundary of that adjacent area boundary to its intersection with the most easterly point of the Western Australia adjacent area boundary as defined in Schedule 2 of the Petroleum (Submerged Land) Act 1967 and the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone of Australia, then generally east by the outer limit of that zone to its intersection
with the Western Australia and Northern Territory adjacent area boundary as defined in Schedule 2 of the Petroleum (Submerged Land) Act 1967, and then generally southerly
by that adjacent area boundary to the point where the line began.

 

Note: where Native Title Claimant Applications are referenced these are as per the Register of Native Title Claims at 10 May 2000

      

 

2.      In this Schedule:

exclusive economic zone means the exclusive economic zone within the meaning of the Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973.