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Biosecurity (Ballast Water Same Risk Area) Instrument 2017

Authoritative Version
  • - F2017N00071
  • In force - Superseded Version
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This instrument sets out the detail of three same risk areas for ballast water management requirements for the purpose of subsection 21(2) of the Biosecurity (Ballast Water and Sediments) Determination 2017.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 05 Sep 2017
Table of contents.

 

Biosecurity (Ballast Water Same Risk Area) Instrument 2017

I, Daryl Quinlivan, Director of Biosecurity, make the following instrument.

Dated   30 August 2017

Daryl Quinlivan

Director of Biosecurity

 

 

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                                                        1

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

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

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

Part 2—Same risk areas                                                                                                                               2

4............ Victoria—Port Phillip.................................................................................................... 2

5............ Queensland—Great Barrier Reef................................................................................... 2

6............ South Australia—Spencer Gulf and St Vincent Gulf.................................................... 2

 


Part 1Preliminary

  

1  Name

                   This instrument is the Biosecurity (Ballast Water Same Risk Area) Instrument 2017.

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

At the same time as subsection 21(2) of the Biosecurity (Ballast Water and Sediment) Determination 2017 commences.

8 September 2017

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 subsection 21(2) of the Biosecurity (Ballast Water and Sediment) Determination 2017.

Part 2Same risk areas

  

4  Victoria—Port Phillip

                   The area of Port Phillip, Victoria, landward of the geodesic between the easternmost point of Point Lonsdale at low water and the westernmost point of Point Nepean at low water is specified.

5  Queensland—Great Barrier Reef

                   The area bounded by the line starting at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running sequentially as described in the table is specified.

 

Queensland—Great Barrier Reef

Item

Description

1

The westernmost intersection of the low water line around Boyd Point, Queensland, by the parallel of latitude 12°54’40”S

2

West along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the territorial sea of Australia

3

Generally northerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 10°00’00”S

4

East along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the territorial sea of Australia

5

Generally southerly and south‑easterly along that outer limit to its intersection 12 nautical miles north of the territorial sea baseline across Hervey Bay by the meridian of longitude 152°39’00”E

6

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 24°46’00”S

7

West along that parallel to its intersection by the low water line of the mainland of Australia around South Head, Bundaberg, Queensland

8

Generally north‑westerly, northerly, north‑westerly and southerly along that low water line to the starting point

Note:          Geographic coordinates in this instrument are expressed in terms of the Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994 (commonly known as GDA94).

6  South Australia—Spencer Gulf and St Vincent Gulf

                   The area bounded by the line starting at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running sequentially as described in the table is specified.

 

South Australia—Spencer Gulf and St Vincent Gulf

Item

Description

1

The southernmost intersection of the low water line around Cape Catastrophe, South Australia, by the meridian of longitude 136°00’00”E

2

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the territorial sea of Australia

3

Generally south‑easterly, easterly and north‑easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 138°52’00”E

4

North along that meridian to its intersection by the low water line of the mainland of Australia

5

Generally westerly, northerly, north‑easterly, northerly, north‑westerly, southerly, south‑westerly, north‑easterly, easterly, northerly, and south‑westerly along that low water line to the starting point

Note:          Geographic coordinates in this instrument are expressed in terms of the Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994 (commonly known as GDA94).