Federal Register of Legislation - Australian Government

Primary content

Other as made
This instrument recognises the Kimberley Land Council as a representative body for a further three years.
Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
Registered 27 Jun 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR28-Jun-2018
Tabled Senate13-Aug-2018

Commonwealth Coat of Arms

Native Title (Recognition as Representative Body–Kimberley Land Council) Instrument 2018

I, Nigel Scullion, Minister for Indigenous Affairs, make the following instrument.

 

Dated 21 June 2018

 

NIGEL SCULLION


1              Name

                This instrument is the Native Title (Recognition as Representative Body–Kimberley Land Council) Instrument 2018.

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

1 July 2018

Note:             This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 203AD(1) of the Native Title Act 1993.

 

4              Definitions

                In this instrument:

 

Act means the Native Title Act 1993.

 

Representative Body means a representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander body recognised under section 203AD of the Act.

 

Kimberley Land Council means the Kimberley Land Council Aboriginal Corporation (ICN 21) as registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006.

 

 

5              Recognised Representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Body

                For subsection 203AD(1) of the Act, the Kimberley Land Council is  recognised as the Representative Body for the area described in Schedule 1.

6              Period of recognition

                For subsection 203AD(2) of the Act, this recognition as a Representative Body takes effect on 1 July 2018 and ceases to have effect on 30 June 2021.

7              Revocation of the previous instrument of recognition

                The Native Title (Recognition as Representative Body–Kimberley Land Council) Instrument 2016 instrument is revoked with effect on the date of the commencement of this Instrument.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule 1 - Description 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.

 

 

 

 

Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislation kept under the Legislation Act 2003. See www.legislation.gov.au.


Kimberley