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This instrument is an extension of the declaration that preserves and protects the significant traditional area of Bellwood Sacred Site from injury or desecration attributed to a proposed subdivision and residential development by Waifap Pty Ltd.
Administered by: Environment and Energy
Registered 18 Dec 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Feb-2019
Tabled Senate12-Feb-2019
Date of repeal 19 Jan 2019
Repealed by Self Repealing

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection (Bellwood Sacred Site) Emergency Declaration 2018-Extension

I, Melissa Price, Minister for the Environment, make the following declaration under section 9(3) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984.

Dated                   18 December 2018

Melissa Price

Minister for the Environment

Part 1—Preliminary matters

1  Name

                   This instrument is the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection (Bellwood Sacred Site) Emergency Declaration 2018-Extension.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on the day after registration.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 9 of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984.

Bellwood Sacred Site Emergency Declaration means the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection (Bellwood Sacred Site) Emergency Declaration 2018 made under section 9(1) of the Act on 18 November 2018, which was registered on 19 November 2018 and commenced on 20 November 2018.

specified area means the area described in section 5 of this instrument.

 

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984, including the following:

(a)    Aboriginal;

(b)    area; and

(c)    significant Aboriginal area.

Part 2—Extension of emergency declaration to preserve and protect a significant Aboriginal area

Extension of emergency declaration

(1)        Under subsection 9(3) of the Act, it is declared that the Bellwood Sacred Site Emergency Declaration shall remain in effect for a further period of 30 days beyond the day on which it would otherwise cease to have effect in accordance with section 7 of the Bellwood Sacred Site Emergency Declaration.

(2)        The Bellwood Sacred Site Emergency Declaration is repealed the day after the end of the period specified in subsection (1).

(3)        This declaration has effect despite section 8 of the Bellwood Sacred Site Emergency Declaration.

6  Repeal

                   This instrument is repealed the day after the end of the period specified in subsection 5(1) of this instrument.