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This Proclamation amends the Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection - Historic Sites and Monuments) Proclamation 2007 to declare three new Historic Sites and Monuments.
Administered by: Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 43
Registered 18 Nov 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR22-Nov-2010
Tabled Senate22-Nov-2010
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection — Historic Sites and Monuments) Amendment Proclamation 2010 (No. 1)1

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make this Proclamation under section 8A of the Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) Act 1980.

Signed and sealed with the
Great Seal of Australia
on 16 November 2010

QUENTIN BRYCE
Governor‑General

By Her Excellency’s Command

TONY BURKE


1              Name of Proclamation

                This Proclamation is the Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection — Historic Sites and Monuments) Amendment Proclamation 2010 (No. 1 ).

2              Commencement

                This Proclamation commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Amendment of Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection — Historic Sites and Monuments) Proclamation 2007

                Schedule 1 amends the Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection — Historic Sites and Monuments) Proclamation 2007.


Schedule 1        Amendment

(section 3)

  

[1]           Schedule 1, table, after number 81

insert

82

Monument to the Antarctic Treaty and plaque
The monument is located near the Frei, Bellingshausen and Escudero Bases, at Fildes Peninsula, King George Island, South Shetland Islands. The plaque at the foot of the monument commemorates the signatory States to the Treaty, and successive International Polar Years (1882–‍1883, 1932–1933 and 2007–2008).

62° 12¢ 01² S, 58° 57¢ 41² W

83

Base ‘W’, Detaille Island, Lallemand Fjord, Loubet Coast
Base ‘W’ is situated on a narrow isthmus at the northern end of Detaille Island, Lallemand Fjord, Loubet Coast. The base was established in 1956 as a British science base primarily for survey, geology and meteorology and to contribute to the International Geophysical Year in 1957.

66° 52¢ S,
66° 38¢ W

84

Hut at Damoy Point, Dorian Bay, Wiencke Island, Palmer Archipelago
The site consists of a well-preserved hut which contains scientific equipment and other artefacts. The hut was erected in 1973 and used as a British Summer air facility and transit station for scientific personnel. The hut was last occupied in 1993.

64° 49¢ S,
63° 31¢ W


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.