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Ordinance No. 2, 2018 Ordinances/Cocos (Keeling) Islands as made
This Ordinance reclassifies the waters within the baseline of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands atoll to operational area Category D ‘sheltered waters in partially smooth and smooth waters only’.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s11 item 05
Registered 03 Oct 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR15-Oct-2018
Tabled Senate15-Oct-2018
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Cocos (Keeling) Islands Designation of Waters Ordinance 2018

 

Ordinance No. 2, 2018

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 Ordinance.

Dated 27 September 2018

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Sussan Ley

Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories
Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Designation of waters as partially smooth waters.......................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Area containing partially smooth waters                                    2

 


1  Name

                   This Ordinance is the Cocos (Keeling) Islands Designation of Waters Ordinance 2018.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Ordinance 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 Ordinance

The day after this Ordinance is registered.

4 October 2018

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Ordinance as originally made.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

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

3  Authority

                   This Ordinance is made under the Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act 1955.

4  Designation of waters as partially smooth waters

             (1)  The object of this section is to designate waters for the purposes of the definition of partially smooth waters in the Dictionary in Part B of the National Standard for Commercial Vessels as defined in section 6 of Schedule 1 to the Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012.

Note:          The Standard deals with the operation of domestic commercial vessels in partially smooth waters.

             (2)  The waters within the area described in Schedule 1 are designated as partially smooth waters.

             (3)  The area described in Schedule 1 is described by reference to the World Geodetic System 1984 datum.


Schedule 1Area containing partially smooth waters

Note:       See section 4.

  

                   The area containing partially smooth waters is 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.

 

Area containing partially smooth waters

Item

Description

1

The northernmost point on the high water line at Ujong Tanjong, on West Island (Pulu Panjang), closest to the point 12°08.084′S 096°49.248′E

2

North‑easterly along the loxodrome to its intersection by the high water line on the western point of Direction Island (Pulu Tikus) closest to the point 12°05.433′S 096°52.633′E

3

Along that high water line generally northerly, north‑easterly, easterly and south‑easterly around the northern and eastern coastline of the island to the south‑eastern point closest to the point 12°05.600′S 096°53.261′E

4

Southerly along the loxodrome to its intersection by the high water line on the north‑eastern coast of Home Island closest to the point 12°06.417′S 096°53.349′E

5

Along that high water line generally southerly and south‑easterly along the eastern coastline of the island to the point closest to 12°07.336′S 096°54.345′E

6

South‑easterly along the loxodrome to its intersection by the high water line of the island Pulu Ampang closest to the point 12°07.574′S 096°54.516′E

7

Along that high water line generally south‑easterly along the eastern coastline of the island to the point closest to 12°07.684′S 096°54.573′E

8

South‑easterly along the loxodrome to its intersection by the high water line of Pulu Wa‑idas closest to the point 12°07.784′S 096°54.609′E

9

South‑easterly along the loxodrome to its intersection by the high water line of Pulu Belekok closest to the point 12°07.837′S 096°54.647′E

10

South‑easterly along the loxodrome to its intersection by the high water line of Pulu Kembang closest to the point 12°08.001′S 096°54.704′E

11

South‑easterly along the loxodrome to its intersection by the high water line of the island Pulu Cepelok closest to the point 12°08.109′S 096°54.747′E

12

Along that high water line generally south‑easterly along the eastern coastline of the island to the point closest to 12°08.563′S 096°55.137′E

13

South‑easterly along the loxodrome to its intersection by the high water line of the island Pulu Pandan closest to the point 12°08.716′S 096°55.216′E

14

Along that high water line generally south‑easterly, southerly and south‑westerly along the eastern coastline of the island to the point closest to 12°09.005′S 096°55.262′E

15

South‑westerly along the loxodrome to its intersection by the high water line of Pulu Siput closest to the point 12°09.257′S 096°55.203′E

16

South‑easterly along the loxodrome to its intersection by the high water line of South Island closest to the point 12°09.573′S 096°55.251′E

17

Along that high water line generally south‑easterly, southerly and south‑westerly along the eastern coastline of the island to the point closest to 12°12.528′S 096°53.653′E

18

Westerly along the loxodrome to its intersection by the high water line of West Island (Pulu Panjang) closest to the point 12°12.416′S 096°50.927′E

19

Along that high water line generally westerly, north‑westerly, northerly and north‑easterly along the western coastline of the island to the starting point

Note:          A loxodrome is a line of constant bearing, intersecting all meridians at the same oblique angle. On hydrographic charts based on the Mercator projection it appears as a straight line.