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Proclamations/Other as made
This instrument proclaims Lihou Reef National Nature Reserve.
Administered by: Environment
General Comments: This Proclamation was originally made under section 7(2) of the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975, and pursuant to Part 2 of Schedule 4 of the Environmental Reform (Consequential Provisions) Act 1999, is continued in force under section 344 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 15
Registered 30 May 2007
Gazetted 16 Aug 1982
Date of repeal 17 Nov 2012
Repealed by Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (Commonwealth Marine Reserves) Proclamation 2012

PROCLAMATION

Commonwealth of                                 By His Excellency the

Australia                                               Governor-General of

N. M. STEPHEN                                  the Commonwealth of

Governor-General                                  Australia

 

WHEREAS it is provided by sub-section (2) of section 7 of the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975 that, amongst other things, the Governor-General may, by Proclamation, declare an area specified in the Proclamation to be a reserve and assign a name to that reserve.

 

AND WHEREAS it is provided by sub-section (11) of that section that the Governor-General shall not make a Proclamation under that section, other than a Proclamation in relation to certain land or sea in the Northern Territory of Australia referred to in sub-section (11A) of that section, except after consideration by the Federal Executive Council of a report by the Director of National Parks and Wildlife in relation to the matter dealt with by the Proclamation.

 

AND WHEREAS the Federal Executive Council has considered a report by the Director of National Parks and Wildlife in relation to the declaration of the area specified in the Schedule to be a reserve.

 

NOW THEREFORE I, Sir Ninian Martin Stephen, the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby

(a)        declare the area specified in the Schedule to be a reserve;

(b)        assign to that reserve the name ‘Lihou Reef National Nature Reserve’; and

(c)        for the purposes of paragraphs (6) (a) and (c) of that section, specify a depth of 1,000 metres.

 

SCHEDULE

Lihou Reef National Nature Reserve

The area the boundary of which

(1)                commences at the point of Longitude 151o8’East Latitude 17o54’South;

(2)                runs thence north along the meridian of Longitude 151o8’East to its intersection by the parallel of Latitude 17o21’South;

(3)                runs thence north-easterly along the geodesic to the point of Longitude 151o54’East Latitude 16o57’South;

(4)                runs thence east along the parallel of Latitude 16o57’South to its intersection by the meridian of Longitude 152o20’East;

(5)                runs thence south along the last-mentioned meridian to its intersection by the parallel of Latitude 17o27’South; and

(6)                runs thence south-westerly along the geodesic to the point of commencement.

 

 

(L.S.) GIVEN under my Hand and

the Great Seal of Australia

on 3 August 1982.

By His Excellency’s Command.

D. T. McVEIGH

Minister of State for

Home Affairs and Environment

 

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!