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This Proclamation declares that the Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976 applies in relation to waters adjacent to the coast of the State of Queensland.
Administered by: Environment and Energy
Made 18 Nov 1977
Registered 28 Jan 2009
Gazetted 18 Nov 1977

PROCLAMATION


Commonwealth of Australia

JOHN R. KERR

Governor-General


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

 


WHEREAS it is provided by section 2 of the Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976 that that Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent but shall not apply in relation to waters (including waters above the continental shelf) adjacent to the coast of a State until a Proclamation has been made declaring that that Act applies in relation to waters adjacent to the coast of that State:

NOW THEREFORE I, Sir John Robert Kerr, the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby declare that the Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976 applies in relation to waters adjacent to the coast of the State of Queensland.

 

(L.S.)                                                                           GIVEN under my Hand and the Great Seal of Australia on      18 November 1977

By His Excellency’s Command,

ROBERT COTTON

Minister of State for Industry and Commerce

for and on behalf of the Minister of State for Administrative Services

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!