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This Proclamation provides for a specified area to be outside but near the Protected Zone in relation to commercial fishing (other than fishing for prawns, tropical rock lobster, Spanish mackerel, dugong, turtles and pearl shell).
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 63AB
Registered 26 Nov 2008
Gazetted 19 Mar 1999

 

 

Proclamation

 

 

Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984

 

 

 

I, WILLIAM PATRICK DEANE, Governor-General of the
Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal
Executive Council and under subsection 15 (1) of the Torres Strait
Fisheries Act 1984
, declare the area specified in the Schedule to be an
area outside but near the Protected Zone for the performance, in the
course of commercial fishing, of any activity by way of commercial
fishing (other than fishing for prawns, tropical rock lobster, Spanish
mackerel, dugong, turtles, and pearl shell).

 

 

Signed and sealed with the

Great Seal of Australia on

17th March 1999

 

(signed) William Deane

Governor-General

 

 

By His Excellency's Command,

 

[signed]

 

MARK VAILE

Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

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Schedule 1                       Area declared for any kind of commercial fishing other than commercial fishing for prawns, tropical rock lobster, Spanish mackerel, dugong, turtles, and pearl shell

 

The area of waters (excluding any waters within the limits of Queensland) bounded by a line:

(a)        commencing at latitude 10°48'00" South, longitude 141°20'00" East;

(b)       then running north along meridian of longitude 141°20'00" East to its intersection with parallel of latitude 10°28'00" South;

(c)        then east along that parallel to its intersection with meridian of longitude 144°00'00" East;

(d)       then south along that meridian to its intersection with parallel of latitude 10°41'00" South;

(e)        then west along that parallel to its intersection with meridian of longitude 142°31'49" East;

(f)        then south along that meridian to its northernmost intersection with the coastline of Cape York Peninsula at low water;

(g)        then generally south-westerly along the low water line on the western coastline of Cape York Peninsula, (and across any river mouth) to its intersection with parallel of latitude 10°48'00" South;

(h)        then west along that parallel to the point of commencement.