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Recognitions as made
This instrument recognises the Kimberley Land Council Aboriginal Corporation as the representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander body for the transitionally affected area described in Schedule 1.
Administered by: Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Registered 28 Jun 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Aug-2007
Tabled Senate07-Aug-2007
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2013
Repealed by Recognition as Representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Body 2013 (No. 3)

 

Commonwealth of Australia

 

Native Title Act 1993

 

Subsection 203AD(1A)

 

 

 

Recognition as Representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Body

2007 (No. 11)

 

 

I, Mal Brough, Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, acting under subsection 203AD(1A) of the Native Title Act 1993, recognise the Kimberley Land Council Aboriginal Corporation as the representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander body for the transitionally affected area described in Schedule 1.

 

This recognition commences on 1 July 2007 and will cease to have effect at the end of 30 June 2013.

 

 

Dated    18     June 2007.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mal Brough

 

Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

 

 


 Schedule 1

 

Description of transitionally affected area

(Kimberley)

 

1.      The Kimberley 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.