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Recognitions as made
This instrument revokes the Recognition of Representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Body 2013 (No. 3) and recognises the Kimberley Land Council Aboriginal Corporation as the representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander body for the area described in Schedule 1 of the instrument.
Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
Registered 30 Jun 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Aug-2015
Tabled Senate10-Aug-2015
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2016
Repealed by Native Title (Recognition as Representative Body–Kimberley Land Council) Instrument 2016

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Recognition as Representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Body 2015 (No.  3)

 

Native Title Act 1993

 

I, NIGEL SCULLION, Minister for Indigenous Affairs, under subsection 203AD(1) of the Native Title Act 1993, recognise the Kimberley Land Council Aboriginal Corporation as the representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander body for the area described in Schedule 1.

 

The Recognition takes effect on 1 July 2015 and ceases to have effect on 30 June 2016.

 

The Recognition of Representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Body 2013 (No.  3) is revoked with effect from the date that this Recognition takes effect. 

 

Dated 2/6/15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NIGEL SCULLION

Minister for Indigenous Affairs

 

 


Schedule 1Description of area (Kimberley)

 

1   The Kimberley area is the area of land and waters bounded by a line commencing at the intersection of the Western Australia State border, the Northern Territory border, and the coastline of mainland Australia, and then proceeding south along the Western Australia State border to the intersection with the north-east corner of the larger of the two areas comprising Native Title Claimant Application WG0160/97 (Tjurabalan), then generally south-westerly along the northern boundary of that Application to the north-east corner of Native Title Claimant Application WG6077/98 (Ngurrara), then generally south-westerly, westerly and northerly by the eastern, southern and western boundaries of that Application to the south-east corner of Native Title Claimant Application W6100/98 (Karajarri Combined), then generally westerly by the southern boundary of that  Application to the intersection of the southern boundary of the 1991 Local Government Area (LGA) of Broome, then generally westerly by the southern boundary of that LGA to its intersection with the coastline of mainland Australia, then due west by a straight line to the point of intersection with the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone of Australia, then generally north-east along the outer limit of that zone to its intersection with the most western point of the Western Australia adjacent area boundary as defined in Schedule 2 of the Petroleum (Submerged Land) Act 1967, then generally east by the southern boundary of that adjacent area boundary to its intersection with the most easterly point of the Western Australia adjacent area boundary as defined in Schedule 2 of the Petroleum (Submerged Land) Act 1967 and the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone of Australia, then generally east by the outer limit of that zone to its intersection with the Western Australia and Northern Territory adjacent area boundary as defined in Schedule 2 of the Petroleum (Submerged Land) Act 1967, and then generally southerly by that adjacent area boundary to the point where the line began.

 

Note: where Native Title Claimant Applications are referenced these are as per the

Register of Native Title Claims at 10 May 2000

 

 

 

2   In this Schedule:

exclusive economic zone means the exclusive economic zone within the meaning of the Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973.