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Proclamations/Other as made
This Proclamation declares the area specified in the Schedule to be a park and assign to the park the name "Christmas Island National Park". It Specifies the depth of 1,000 metres below the surface of any land within the area so declared as the depth to which the subsoil beneath that land shall be taken to be within the park and specifies the depth of 1,000 metres below the sea-bed beneath any sea within the area so declared as the depth to which the subsoil beneath that sea-bed shall be taken to be within the park.
Administered by: Environment and Energy
General Comments: This Proclamation was originally made under section 7(2) of the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975, and pursuant to Part 2 of Schedule 4 of the Environmental Reform (Consequential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 Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 25
Registered 30 Oct 2008
Gazetted 20 Dec 1989

PROCLAMATION

 

Commonwealth of

Australia

BILL HAYDEN

Governor-General

 

By His Excellency the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia

 

I, WILLIAM GEORGE HAYDEN, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council and under section 7 of the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975:

(a)    hereby revoke:

(i)          the Proclamation relating to the Christmas Island National Park published in the Gazette on 21 February 1980; and

(ii)        the Proclamation relating to the Christmas Island (Stage 2) National Park and the Christmas Island (Stage 3) National Park published in the Gazette on 31 January 1986; and

(b)   after consideration by the Federal Executive Council of a report by the Director of National Parks relating to the area that was not within any of the parks referred to in subparagraph (a) (i) or (ii), hereby:

(i)          declare the area specified in the Schedule to be a park; and

(ii)        assign to the park the name "Christmas Island National Park”; and

(iii)       specify the depth of 1,000 metres below the surface of any land within the area so declared as the depth to which the subsoil beneath that land shall be taken to be within the park; and

(iv)      specify the depth of 1,000 metres below the sea-bed beneath any sea within the area so declared as the depth to which the subsoil beneath that sea-bed shall be taken to be within the park.

 

SCHEDULE

 

Description of area

 

All that piece or parcel of land known as the NORTH EAST SECTION of the Territory of Christmas Island containing an area of 237.64 hectares more or less having boundaries commencing at a point of co-ordinates Easting 24093.33 Northing 68517.00 on the Christmas Island Grid and being on the southern side of the road from the Settlement to the North East Point and being opposite the Eastern Road from Rocky Point, such a point being located 263.85 metres at a bearing of 108°58' from Permanent Survey Mark 100 (PSM 100) as shown on The Australian Surveying and Land Information Group (AUSLIG) Plan CON-8, then following the southern side of the sealed road

on a bearing 109°20' for 33.63 metres, then on a bearing 128°22' for 114.21 metres, then on a bearing 102°43' for 50.71 metres, then on a bearing 112°5' for 108.05 metres, then on a bearing 120°41' for 28.02 metres. then on a bearing 106°52' for 55.38 metres, then on a bearing 91°28' for 54.66 metres, then on a bearing 71°26' for 22.19 metres, then on a bearing 93°45' for 34.94 metres, then on a bearing 108°6' for 58.54 metres, then on a bearing 92°20' for 67.93 metres. then on a bearing 85°13' for 100.27 metres, then on a bearing 71°56' for 31.95 metres, then on a bearing 89°14' for 153.80 metres, then on a bearing 80° 12' for 70.14 metres, then on a bearing 88°47' for 32.51 metres, then on a bearing 71°53' for 191.25 metres, then on a bearing 83°7' for 98.59 metres, then on a bearing 71°15' for 68.88 metres, then on a bearing 77°10' for 112.52 metres, then on a bearing 66°22' for 62.42 metres, then on a bearing 73°27' for 324.59 metres, then on a bearing 67° 14' for 43.42 metres, then on a bearing 82° 13' for 49.13 metres, then on a bearing 74°31' for 86.62 metres, then on a bearing 78°38' for 199.97 metres, then on a bearing 67°14' for 95.48 metres, then on a bearing 58°19' for 45.76 metres, then on a bearing 89°25' for 151.05 metres, then on a bearing 110°29' for 82.11 metres, then on a bearing 96°4' for 37.78 metres, then on a bearing 122°21' for 78.24 metres, then on a bearing 154°16' for 143.43 metres, then on a bearing 170°24' for 66.81 metres, then on a bearing 177°55' for 131.32 metres, then on a bearing 188°1' for 55.67 metres, then on a bearing 215°0' for 57.33 metres, then on a bearing 206°35' for 48.99 metres, then on a bearing 194°31' for 33.18 metres, then on a bearing 182°5' for 45.07 metres, then on a bearing 172°26' for 42.31 metres. then on a bearing 156°42' for 47.65 metres, then on a bearing 174°33' for 79.79 metres. then on a bearing 186°51' for 130.19 metres, then on a bearing 195°13' for 79.86 metres to a point near to Runaway Cave, then following the western boundary of the golf course on a bearing 194°14' for 114.95 metres, then on a bearing 208°6' for 71.97 metres, then on a bearing 195°27' for 69.80 metres, then on a bearing 206°47' for 64.87 metres, then on a bearing 184°26' for 115.76 metres, then on a bearing 165°49' for 122.89 metres, then on a bearing 156°39' for 89.91 metres, then on a bearing 138°4' for 52.81 metres, then on a bearing 117°32' for 40.61 metres, then on a bearing 96°13' for 53.41 metres, then on a bearing 90°36' for 93.80 metres. then on a bearing 104°37' for 28.27 metres, then on a bearing 128°35' for 32.34 metres, then on a bearing 154°30' for 76.53 metres, following the unsealed road to Norris Point on a bearing 166°38' for 52.78 metres, then on a bearing 177°41' for 149.35 metres, then on a bearing 171°24' for 45.94 metres, then on a bearing 163°38' for 93.98 metres, then on a bearing 154°16' for 39.72 metres, then on a bearing 163°45' for 50.60 metres, then on a bearing 151°9' for 232.71 metres, then on a bearing 133°16' for 31.65 metres, then on a bearing 257°29' for 927.47 metres inland to Headridge Hill, then on a bearing 359°29' for 168.55 metres, then on a bearing 344°6' for 50.77 metres, then on a bearing 336°19' for 140.64 metres, then on a bearing 356°54' for 116.88 metres. then on a bearing 8°0' for 157.39 metres, then on a bearing 359°14' for 98.78 metres, then on a bearing 3°49' for 149.78 metres, then on a bearing 7°14' for 80.81 metres, then on a bearing 357°49' for 50.53 metres, then on a bearing 350°26' for 163.72 metres, then on a bearing 8°52' for 64.17 metres, then on a bearing 50°24' for 96.93 metres, then on a bearing 37°27' for 118.42 metres to a point near the lookout on the road from Silver City to Ryan Hill, then on a bearing 48°59' for 29.81 metres, then on a bearing 16°55' for 97.91 metres, then on a bearing 359°52' for 44.51 metres, then on a bearing 328°10' for 27.14 metres, then on a bearing 351°52' for 91.78 metres, then on a bearing 334°10' for 38.37 metres, then on a bearing 308°34' for 43.00 metres, then on a bearing 290°49' for 135.27 metres, then on a bearing 278°24' for 83.09 metres, then on a bearing 247°53' for 46.71 metres, then on a bearing 223°57' for 74.62 metres, then on a bearing 257°30' for 54.14 metres, then on a bearing 278°39' for 51.96 metres, then on a bearing 286°32' for 60.51 metres, then on a bearing 268°57' for 104.53 metres, then on a bearing 256°34' for 131.23 metres, then on a bearing 269°19' for 150.80 metres, then on a bearing 284°29' for 257.11 metres, then following in part proposed Mining lease 136 as delineated on AUSLIG Christmas Island Cadastral Plan 16 on a bearing 34°39' for 30.32 metres, then on a bearing 70°18' for 119.37 metres, then on a bearing 87°55' for 81.88 metres, then on a bearing 55°26' for 82.97 metres, then on a bearing 84°52' for 173.32 metres,  then on a bearing 351°12' for 42.61 metres, then on a bearing 273°47' for 125.54 metres, then on a bearing 256°16' for 97.16 metres, then on a bearing 246°57' for 107.99 metres, then on a bearing 253°45' for 95.18 metres, then on a bearing 218°31' for 70.81 metres, then on a bearing 278°23' for 31.99 metres, then on a bearing 199°55' for 20.47 metres, then on a bearing 301°44' for 125.21 metres, then on a bearing 326°30' for 111.47 metres, then along the northern edge of the road from Silver City to Settlement on a bearing 307°39' for 38.62 metres, then on a bearing 287°8' for 26.01 metres, then on a bearing 276°21' for 30.24 metres, then on a bearing 263°21' for 141.54 metres, then on a bearing 270°42' for 67.79 metres, then on a bearing 283°18' for 90.49 metres, then on a bearing 301°23' for 495.48 metres, then on a bearing 297°29' for 131.85 metres, then on a bearing 289°48' for 35.28 metres, then on a bearing 281º51' for 87.75 metres, then on a bearing 295°38' for 61.04 metres to a point near the mast above the Hospital, then on a bearing 314°53' for 22.96 metres, then on a bearing 339°59' for 25.39 metres, then on a bearing 44°7' for 26.69 metres, then on a bearing 64°6' for 24.11 metres, then on a bearing 93°50' for 65.39 metres, then on a bearing 101°29' for 84.88 metres back to the starting point.

 

All that piece or parcel of land known as the HOSNIE'S SPRINGS SECTION of the Territory of Christmas Island containing an area of 201.78 hectares more or less having boundaries commencing at a point of co-ordinates Easting 25523.97, Northing 61308.42 on the Christmas Island Grid, and being on the low water mark, and being approximately 700 metres north of Wright Point, such a point being located 7485.36 metres at a bearing of 167°02' from Permanent Survey Mark 100 (PSM100) as shown on The Australian Surveying and Land Information Group (AUSLIG) Plan Con-8,

then on a bearing 305°30' for 397.79 metres, then following in part proposed mining lease 124 as delineated on AUSLIG Christmas Island Cadastral Plan 12 on a bearing 49°47' for 5.23 metres, then on a bearing 328°33' for 29.95 metres, then on a bearing 262°13' for 475.87 metres, then on a bearing 221°26' for 98.65 metres, then on a bearing 295°40' for 101.10 metres, then on a bearing 303°38' for 228.72 metres, then on a bearing 314°30' for 118.17 metres, then following in part proposed Mining Lease 125 as delineated on AUSLIG Christmas Island Cadastral Plan 12 on a bearing 44°37' for 47.32 metres, then on a bearing 30°20' for 73.74 metres, then on a bearing 60°46' for 2400.07 metres, then on a bearing 132°37' for 109.13 metres following the south western side of the unmade road to Ryan Hill, then on a bearing 128°55' for 9.42 metres, then following in part proposed mining lease 129 as delineated on AUSLIG Christmas Island Cadastral Plan 13 on a bearing 259°38' for 9.43 metres, then on a bearing 126°2' for 136.07 metres, then on a bearing 169°20' for 101.26 metres, then on a bearing 101°27' for 143.08 metres, then on a bearing 128°55' for 476.80 metres,then following in part proposed mining lease 128 as delineated on AUSLIG Christmas Island Cadastral Plan 13 on a bearing 175°22' for 60.89 metres, then on a bearing 87°10' for 61.29 metres, then on a bearing 25°20' for 3.42 metres, then on a bearing 128°55' for 36.16 metres to a point near Allan Point, having co-ordinates Easting 25265.04 Northing 62286.11, on the Christmas Island Grid and being on the Low Water Mark, then on a bearing 128°55' to be 50 metres seaward of the Low Water Mark, then proceeding generally south westerly following a line which is 50 metres seaward of the low water mark to a point 50 metres seaward of the start point, then on a bearing 305°30' for 50 metres back to the starting point.

 

All that piece or parcel of land known as ROSS HILL SECTION of the Territory of Christmas Island containing an area of 554.21 hectares more or less having boundaries commencing at a point of co-ordinates Easting 23149.91, Northing 55381.54 on The Christmas Island Grid, and being on the low water mark and being approximately 800 metres north of Dorothy Beach, such point being located 13,239.44 metres at a bearing of 183°00' from Permanent Survey Mark 100(PSM 100) as shown on Australian Surveying and Land Information Group (AUSLIG) Plan Con-8,

then on a bearing 270°0' for 1252.45 metres, then on a bearing 5°40' for 287.66 metres, then following in part proposed mining lease 101 as delineated on AUSLIG Christmas Island Cadastral Plan 5 on a bearing 67°32' for 15.15 metres, then on a bearing 3°58' for 164.72 metres, then on a bearing 45°58' for 165.44 metres, then on a bearing 23°6' for 86.44 metres, then on a bearing 340°17' for 78.37 metres, then on a bearing 338°10' for 98.05 metres, then on a bearing 78°2' for 88.27 metres, then on a bearing 54°0' for 97.49 metres, then on a bearing 346°59' for 144.68 metres, then on a bearing 71°28' for 65.46 metres, then on a bearing 335°41' for 51.60 metres, then on a bearing 16°14' for 104.67 metres, then on a bearing 326°48' for 40.59 metres, then on a bearing 48°22' for 114.30 metres, then on a bearing 35°45' for 85.50 metres, then on a bearing 30°35' for 124.61 metres, then on a bearing 8°52' for 139.36 metres, then on a bearing 36°8' for 91.77 metres, then on a bearing 336°45' for 88.26 metres, then on a bearing 252°59' for 102.03 metres, then on a bearing 203°36' for 82.92 metres, then on a bearing 193°55' for 110.67 metres, then on a bearing 264°4' for 61.34 metres, then on a bearing 182°0' for 73.88 metres, then on a bearing 233°43' for 82.37 metres, then on a bearing 182°31' for 66.40 metres, then on a bearing 269°28' for 103.26 metres, then on a bearing 321°45' for 54.17 metres, then on a bearing 5°15' for 44.36 metres, then on a bearing 275°18' for 30.36 metres, then on a bearing 353°11' for 121.41 metres,  then on a bearing 324°30' for 96.94 metres, then on a bearing 264°8' for 49.55 metres, then on a bearing 319°48' for 94.72 metres, then on a bearing 329°53' for 36.21 metres, then on a bearing 341°24' for 132.18 metres, then on a bearing 255°39' for 234.68 metres, then on a bearing 165°49' for 130.50 metres, then on a bearing 237°53' for 163.74 metres, then on a bearing 288°51' for 88.46 metres to the eastern edge of the unmade road from the South Point Quarries to Wharton Hill, then following the eastern side of the unmade road on a bearing 350°19' for 99.72 metres, then on a bearing 353°44' for 67.93 metres, then on a bearing 345°5' for 127.20 metres, then on a bearing 329°16' for 116.27 metres, then on a bearing 318°18' for 66.72 metres, then on a bearing 332°27' for 117.23 metres, then on a bearing 348°25' for 87.35 metres, then on a bearing 357°43' for 89.71 metres, then on a bearing 10°45' for 96.52 metres, then on a bearing 22°28' for 99.11 metres, then on a bearing 31°47' for 89.51 metres, then on a bearing 35°56' for 241.66 metres to a point opposite Camp 5, then on a bearing 130°50' for 491.62 metres, then on a bearing 89°4' for 1066.57 metres, then on a bearing 2°56' for 1093.92 metres, then on a bearing 90°0' for 622.74 metres to a point on the 50 metre above mean sea level contour above Greta Beach, then follow the 50 metre above mean sea level contour southwards to John D. Point to a point having co-ordinates Easting 23838.40, Northing 57128.69 on the Christmas Island Grid, then on a bearing 66° 17' for 374.66 metres to a point being the low water mark, then on a bearing 66°17' to a point 50 metres seaward of the low water mark then proceeding generally southerly following a line which is 50 metres seaward of the low water mark to a point 50 metres east of the start point, then on a bearing 270°0' for 50 metres back to the starting point.

 

All that piece or parcel of land known as the MURRAY HILL SECTION of the Territory of Christmas Island containing an area of 7725.74 hectares more or less having boundaries commencing at a point of co-ordinates Easting 21479.28, Northing 65108.75 on the Christmas Island Grid, being at low water mark and approximately 1000 metres south west from Grimes Cave, such point being located 4218.93 metres at a bearing of 214°05' from Permanent Surveying Mark 100 (PSM 100) as shown on Australian Surveying and Land Information Group (AUSLIG) Plan Con-8,

then on a bearing 125°19' for 897.80 metres, to the south eastern side of the railway, then following in part the southern side of this railway and Irvine Hill Road, on a bearing 49°38' for 869.56 metres, then on a bearing 41°9' for 84.04 metres, then on a bearing 48°11' for 99.35 metres, then on a bearing 53°42' for 213.36 metres, then on a bearing 58°28' for 209.49 metres, then on a bearing 64°41' for 128.15 metres, then on a bearing 73°56' for 158.08 metres, then on a bearing 104°8' for 107.92 metres, then on a bearing 120°32' for 0.94 metres, then following in part proposed mining lease ML 133B as delineated on AUSLIG Christmas Island Cadastral Plan 15 on a bearing 173°49' for 47.18 metres, then on a bearing 181°17' for 93.48 metres, then on a bearing 133°30' for 368.60 metres, then on a bearing 222°15' for 77.85 metres, then on a bearing 284°9' for 65.63 metres, then on a bearing 206°34' for 52.77 metres, then on a bearing 126°54' for 226.84 metres, then on a bearing 24°39' for 235.94 metres, then on a bearing 316°29' for 106.49 metres, then on a bearing 33°26' for 28.38 metres, then on a bearing 119°56' for 236.05 metres, then on a bearing 172°55' for 76.01 metres, then on a bearing 136°11' for 213.09 metres, then on a bearing 212°46' for 116.88 metres, then on a bearing 305°53' for 95.57 metres, then on a bearing 259°43' for 131.14 metres, then on a bearing 118°59' for 146.42 metres, then on a bearing 228°45' for 167.70 metres, then on a bearing 159°13' for 51.46 metres, then on a bearing 104°5' for 42.47 metres to the North Western side of the track to Hanitch Hill, then on a bearing 215°26' for 1146.90 metres, then on a bearing 217°17' for 307.43 metres, then on a bearing 307°22' for 569.82 metres, then on a bearing 217°22' for 1159.16 metres along the north western side of the track, then on a bearing 127°22' for 2052.95 metres along the south western side of the track, then on a bearing 215°51' for 1368.71 metres along the north western side of the main road from the Airport to the South Point Quarries, then following in part proposed mining lease 122 as delineated on AUSLIG Christmas Island Cadastral Plan 8 on a bearing 304°47' for 368.00 metres, then on a bearing 215°44' for 314.13 metres, then on a bearing 211°37' for 175.18 metres, then on a bearing 128°50' for 133.61 metres, then on a bearing 37°8' for 112.30 metres, then on a bearing 124°56' for 218.40 metres, then along the north western side of the main road from the Airport to South Point Quarries on a bearing 215°51' for 1341.45 metres, then on a bearing 288°10' for 280.28 metres, then on a bearing 313°2' for 308.32 metres, then on a bearing 305°33' for 64.84 metres, then on a bearing 296°40' for 290.02 metres, then on a bearing 293°7' for 143.80 metres, then on a bearing 276°28' for 47.65 metres, then on a bearing 214°38' for 41.81 metres around the Central Area Work Quarry to the South Western side of the railway, then following the railway on a bearing 144°45' for 94.13 metres, then on a bearing 154°12' for 444.37 metres, then following in part proposed Mining lease 106 and proposed Mining lease 108 as delineated on AUSLIG Christmas Island Cadastral Plan 6 on a bearing 243°55' for 89.22 metres, then on a bearing 209°16' for 145.88 metres, then on a bearing 312°38' for 222.82 metres, then on a bearing 212°36' for 206.00 metres, then on a bearing 303°35' for 255.46 metres, then on a bearing 215°15' for 307.25 metres, then on a bearing 287°23' for 100.81 metres, then on a bearing 219°55' for 280.32 metres, then on a bearing 298°23' for 156.73 metres, then on a bearing 223°37' for 186.33 metres, then on a bearing 148°24' for 143.37 metres, then on a bearing 211°9' for 202.32 metres, then on a bearing 303°0' for 112.40 metres, then on a bearing 340°9' for 93.85 metres, then on a bearing 264°19' for 170.46 metres,  then on a bearing 350°49' for 63.23 metres, then on a bearing 16°19' for 69.83 metres, then on a bearing 280°9' for 25.66 metres, then on a bearing 208°50' for 146.89 metres, then on a bearing 284°22' for 175.18 metres, then on a bearing 217°40' for 114.38 metres, then on a bearing 192°1' for 91.33 metres, then on a bearing 92°21' for 125.60 metres, then on a bearing 203°55' for 58.97 metres, then on a bearing 102°36' for 60.37 metres, then on a bearing 76°16' for 97.98 metres, then on a bearing 80°31' for 131.46 metres, then on a bearing 113°42' for 199.60 metres, then on a bearing 164°29' for 246.86 metres, then on a bearing 70°33' for 78.15 metres, then on a bearing 354°22' for 82.88 metres, then on a bearing 344°53' for 74.48 metres, then on a bearing 345°31' for 94.45 metres, then on a bearing 41°21' for 129.26 metres, then on a bearing 25°51' for 111.54 metres, then on a bearing 93°26' for 79.08 metres, then on a bearing 128°50' for 38.16 metres, then on a bearing 157°5' for 37.15 metres, then on a bearing 134°28' for 58.43 metres, then on a bearing 208°31' for 92.35 metres, then on a bearing 132°53' for 46.44 metres, then on a bearing 197°15' for 63.17 metres, then on a bearing 122°16' for 64.10 metres, then on a bearing 30°46' for 48.06 metres, then on a bearing 318°39' for 22.33 metres, then on a bearing 33°45' for 101.44 metres, then on a bearing 84°46' for 83.79 metres, then on a bearing 129°7' for 239.26 metres, then on a bearing 124°33' for 322.15 metres, then on a bearing 131°11' for 66.81 metres, then on a bearing 224°12' for 666.20 metres, then on a bearing 138°0' for 235.58 metres, then generally following the western side of the railway proceed on a bearing 231°56' for 206.98 metres, then on a bearing 220°27' for 70.13 metres, then on a bearing 202°19' for 57.07 metres, then on a bearing 185°55' for 56.14 metres, then on a bearing 162°4' for 44.44 metres, then on a bearing 168°32' for 110.30 metres, then on a bearing 188°3' for 99.27 metres, then on a bearing 211°33' for 59.92 metres, then on a bearing 221°28' for 116.29 metres, then on a bearing 206°58' for 63.07 metres, then on a bearing 197°6' for 71.62 metres, then on a bearing 181°4' for 77.90 metres, then on a bearing 175°29' for 298.09 metres, then on a bearing 177°23' for 254.79 metres, then on a bearing 184°10' for 276.48 metres, then on a bearing 170°6' for 610.81 metres, then on a bearing 167°39' for 277.72 metres, then on a bearing 171°52' for 126.25 metres, then on a bearing 176°28' for 291.92 metres, then on a bearing 175°23' for 299.46 metres, then on a bearing 183°41' for 453.04 metres, then on a bearing 163°36' for 186.38 metres,then following in part proposed mining lease 100 as delineated on AUSLIG Christmas Island Cadastral Plan 4 on a bearing 202°15' for 10.41 metres, then on a bearing 322°10' for 76.13 metres, then on a bearing 9°14' for 52.26 metres, then on a bearing 309°51' for 66.53 metres, then on a bearing 18°47' for 94.04 metres, then on a bearing 340°53' for 82.97 metres, then on a bearing 276°41' for 80.06 metres, then on a bearing 174°4' for 55.11 metres, then on a bearing 202°23' for 97.85 metres, then on a bearing 173°17' for 142.30 metres, then on a bearing 148°37' for 135.65 metres, then on a bearing 168°42' for 128.47 metres, then on a bearing 149°14' for 86.15 metres, then on a bearing 174°5' for 54.77 metres, then on a bearing 134°36' for 52.73 metres, then on a bearing 158°4' for 46.93 metres, then on a bearing 225°22' for 64.96 metres, then on a bearing 144°10' for 46.45 metres, then on a bearing 185°21' for 125.43 metres, then on a bearing 191°59' for 132.66 metres, then on a bearing 162°22' for 112.42 metres, then on a bearing 77°31' for 73.04 metres, then on a bearing 147°29' for 282.08 metres, then on a bearing 118°6' for 171.75 metres, then on a bearing 3°33' for 35.16 metres, then on a bearing 299°53' for 47.07 metres, then on a bearing 357°31' for 113.07 metres, then on a bearing 112°37' for 172.74 metres, then on a bearing 105°30' for 33.39 metres, then on a bearing 182°5' for 644.13 metres, being to a point at low water mark with co-ordinates Easting 20917.27 and Northing 51597.14 on The Christmas Island Grid, then on a bearing 182°5' to a point 50 metres seaward of low water mark, then westerly around the coastline 50 metres seaward of the low water mark, via Andrew Point, Middle Point, Jones Point, North West Point, Vincent Point, Margaret Beaches to a point with co-ordinates of Easting 21438.48 and Northing 65137.65 and being 50 metres seaward of low water mark, then on a bearing of 125°19' for 50 metres back to the starting point, and excluding land contained within proposed mining leases 107, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 123, 133B, 137, 138, 139 and 140, as delineated on AUSLIG Christmas Island Cadastral Plans 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11.

 

(L.S.)   GIVEN under my Hand and the Great Seal of

Australia on 14 December 1989

 

By His Excellency's Command,

GRAHAM RICHARDSON

Minister of State for the Arts, Sport,

the Environment, Tourism and Territories

 

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!