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Recognitions as made
This instrument revokes the Recognition of Representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Body 2013 (No. 6) and recognises the Northern Land Council 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Repealed by Native Title (Recognition as Representative Body–Northern Land Council) Instrument 2016

 

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Recognition as Representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Body 2015 (No.  6)

 

Native Title Act 1993

 

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

 

This 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.  6) is revoked with effect from the date that this Recognition takes effect. 

 

Dated   29 June 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

NIGEL SCULLION

Minister for Indigenous Affairs

 

 


Schedule 1Description of area (Northern Northern Territory)

 

1   The Northern Northern Territory area is, firstly, all the area of land and waters bounded by a line commencing at the intersection of the Northern Territory border, the Western Australia State border and the coastline of mainland Australia, and then proceeding south along the western border of the Northern Territory to its intersection with the Central Land Council boundary line, vide Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976, published in the Australian Government Gazette No.  S6, 26 January 1977, as amended by notice published in the Australian Government Gazette No.  G34, 30 August 1977, then generally south-easterly along the aforesaid boundary to its intersection with the Northern Territory’s eastern border, then north along the eastern border of the Northern Territory to the intersection of the Northern Territory border, the Queensland State border, the coastline of mainland Australia, then generally north along the Northern Territory and Queensland adjacent area boundary as defined in Schedule 2 of the Petroleum (Submerged Land) Act 1967 to its intersection with the outer limit of the Exclusive Economic Zone of Australia (EEZ), then generally westerly along that outer limit to its intersection with the Northern Territory and Western Australia adjacent area boundary as defined in Schedule 2 of the Petroleum (Submerged Land) Act 1967, and then generally south by that adjacent area boundary to the point where the line began.

 

Secondly, all the area of land and waters bounded by a line commencing at the western intersection of the EEZ of Australia and the Western Australia and Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands adjacent area boundary as defined in Schedule 2 of the Petroleum (Submerged Land) Act 1967, and then proceeding generally easterly along that adjacent area boundary to the eastern intersection of the aforesaid boundary to the EEZ of Australia, and then generally westerly along the outer limit of the EEZ to the point where the line began.

 

2   In this Schedule:

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