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This Proclamation declares the area specified in the Schedule to be the Pulu Keeling National 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General Comments: This Proclamation was originally made under section 7(2) of the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975, and pursuant to Part 2 of Schedule 4 of the Environmental Reform (Consequential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 1995

 

 

 

National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975

 

PROCLAMATION

 

I, WILLIAM GEORGE HAYDEN, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council following consideration by the Federal Executive Council of a report by the Director of National Parks and Wildlife:

 

(a)    under subsection 7 (2) of the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975:

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

(ii)      assign the name “Pulu Keeling National Park” to the park; and

(iii)     declare the park to be a wilderness zone; and

(b)    for the purposes of subsection 7 (6) of that Act:

(i)       specify subsoil to the depth of 1,000 metres below the surface of any land within that area; and

(ii)      specify subsoil to the depth of 1,000 metres below the surface of any sea-bed within that area.

 

 

Signed and sealed with the

Great Seal of Australia

on 12 DECEMBER 1995.

 

BILL HAYDEN

 

Governor-General

By His Excellency's Command,

 

John Faulkner

 

Minister for the Environment, Sport and Territories


SCHEDULE

 

 

AREA OF PULU KEELING NATIONAL PARK

 

The area, containing 2601.9 hectares more or less, bounded by a line commencing (under World Geodetic System 1972) at the point of intersection of the Parallel of
Latitude 11° 51' 23.7" South and the Meridian of Longitude 96° 47' 59.7" East and proceeding in a northerly direction along that Meridian to the point of intersection with Latitude 11° 48' 26.2" South, then in an easterly direction along that Parallel to the point of intersection with Longitude 96° 50' 37.3" East, then in a southerly direction along that Meridian to the point of intersection with Latitude 11° 51' 23.7" South, then in a westerly direction along that Parallel to the point of commencement.