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This Proclamation declares certain bays in South Australia to be historic bays.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 57A
Made 10 Mar 2016
Registered 11 Mar 2016
Tabled HR 15 Mar 2016
Tabled Senate 16 Mar 2016
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Seas and Submerged Lands (Historic Bays) Proclamation 2016

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Proclamation.

Signed and Sealed with the

Great Seal of Australia on

10 March 2016

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

George Brandis QC

Attorney‑General

 

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

6............ Declaration of historic bays........................................................................................... 2

7............ Sea‑ward limits—Anxious Bay..................................................................................... 2

8............ Sea‑ward limits—Encounter Bay.................................................................................. 2

9............ Sea‑ward limits—Lacepede Bay.................................................................................... 2

10.......... Sea‑ward limits—Rivoli Bay......................................................................................... 2

11.......... Low‑water line of the same island................................................................................. 3

Schedule 1—Geocentric Datum of Australia                                                               4

1............ Reference ellipsoid........................................................................................................ 4

2............ Reference frame............................................................................................................. 4

Schedule 2—Repeals                                                                                                                                       5

Seas and Submerged Lands (Historic Bays) Proclamation 2006                                                 5

 


1  Name

                   This is the Seas and Submerged Lands (Historic Bays) Proclamation 2016.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

12 March 2016

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under paragraph 8(a) of the Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

5  Definitions

             (1)  In this instrument:

Act means the Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973.

Geocentric Datum of Australia means the datum described in Schedule 1.

low‑water means lowest astronomical tide.

straight line means a geodesic line.

             (2)  For the purposes of this instrument, the position on the surface of the Earth of a point, line or area is to be determined by reference to the Geocentric Datum of Australia.

6  Declaration of historic bays

                   For paragraph 8(a) of the Act, each of the following bays is declared to be an historic bay:

                     (a)  Anxious Bay;

                     (b)  Encounter Bay;

                     (c)  Lacepede Bay;

                     (d)  Rivoli Bay.

7  Sea‑ward limits—Anxious Bay

             (1)  Subject to section 11, the sea‑ward limits of Anxious Bay are defined by each of the straight lines constituted by joining the 2 points on the low‑water line of the coast that are on, or closest to, 2 points of latitude and longitude specified in the same paragraph in subsection (2).

             (2)  For subsection (1), the points of latitude and longitude are:

                     (a)  from 33°11′58.9″S 134°19′43.1″E to 33°35′35.9″S 134°45′08.0″E; and

                     (b)  from 33°35′45.2″S 134°46′00.3″E to 33°35′53.9″S 134°46′35.0″E; and

                     (c)  from 33°36′37.9″S 134°48′25.0″E to 33°37′22.9″S 134°49′45.0″E.

8  Sea‑ward limits—Encounter Bay

             (1)  Subject to section 11, the sea‑ward limits of Encounter Bay are defined by the straight line constituted by joining the 2 points on the low‑water line of the coast that are on, or closest to, the points of latitude and longitude specified in subsection (2).

             (2)  For subsection (1), the points of latitude and longitude are from 35°35′42.6″S 138°36′09.4″E to 35°35′42.8″S 138°57′29.0″E.

9  Sea‑ward limits—Lacepede Bay

             (1)  Subject to section 11, the sea‑ward limits of Lacepede Bay are defined by the straight line constituted by joining the 2 points on the low‑water line of the coast that are on, or closest to, the points of latitude and longitude specified in subsection (2).

             (2)  For subsection (1), the points of latitude and longitude are from 36°35′47.4″S 139°50′02.8″E to 36°56′32.5″S 139°40′30.4″E.

10  Sea‑ward limits—Rivoli Bay

             (1)  Subject to section 11, the sea‑ward limits of Rivoli Bay are defined by each of the straight lines constituted by joining the 2 points on the low‑water line of the coast that are on, or closest to, 2 points of latitude and longitude specified in the same paragraph in subsection (2).

             (2)  For subsection (1), the points of latitude and longitude are:

                     (a)  from 37°29′59.1″S 140°00′53.4″E to 37°33′54.9″S 140°06′24.4″E; and

                     (b)  from 37°29′46.8″S 140°00′43.0″E to 37°29′51.8″S 140°00′46.0″E.

11  Low‑water line of the same island

             (1)  If straight lines mentioned in section 7, 8, 9 or 10 join 2 different points on the low‑water line of the same island, the sea‑ward limits of the historic bay between those points are defined by the line constituted by a line following the low‑water line of the sea‑ward part of the coast of the island between those points.

             (2)  For subsection (1), the sea‑ward part of the coast of an island is the part of the coast of the island that includes the most sea‑ward point of the island.


Schedule 1Geocentric Datum of Australia

Note:       See the definition of Geocentric Datum of Australia in subsection 5 (1).

  

 

1  Reference ellipsoid

                   Geodetic Reference System 1980 ellipsoid with a semi‑major axis of 6 378 137 metres and an inverse flattening of 298.257 222 101.

2  Reference frame

                   The Geocentric Datum of Australia is realised by the coordinates of the following Australian Fiducial Network geodetic stations referred to the Geodetic Reference System 1980 ellipsoid determined within the International Earth Rotation Service Terrestrial Reference Frame 1992 at the epoch of 1994.0.

 

Reference frame

Item

Geodetic station

South latitude

East longitude

Ellipsoidal height (metres)

1

AU 012 Alice Springs

23°40′12.44592″

133°53′07.84757″

603.358

2

AU 013 Karratha

20°58′53.17004″

117°05′49.87255″

109.246

3

AU 014 Darwin

12°50′37.35839″

131°07′57.84838″

125.197

4

AU 015 Townsville

19°20′50.42839″

146°46′30.79057″

587.077

5

AU 016 Hobart

42°48′16.98506″

147°26′19.43548″

41.126

6

AU 017 Tidbinbilla

35°23′57.15627″

148°58′47.98425″

665.440

7

AU 019 Ceduna

31°52′00.01664″

133°48′35.37527″

144.802

8

AU 029 Yaragadee

29°02′47.61687″

115°20′49.10049″

241.291

 


Schedule 2Repeals

  

Seas and Submerged Lands (Historic Bays) Proclamation 2006

1  The whole of the Proclamation

Repeal the Proclamation.