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This proclamation declares new naval waters in the vicinity of the Henderson Australian Marine Complex shipbuilding facilities in Western Australia and the Osborne Techport Common User Facility shipbuilding facilities in South Australia. The facilities at Henderson and Osborne are essential to the national naval shipbuilding enterprise, which will construct warships and submarines in Australia over coming decades.
Administered by: Defence
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 17
Registered 08 Feb 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Feb-2019
Tabled Senate12-Feb-2019
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Control of Naval Waters (Henderson and Osborne) Proclamation 2019

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

7 February 2019

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Christopher Pyne

Minister for Defence

 

  

  

  

 


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Declaration of naval waters—Henderson...................................................................... 1

6............ Declaration of naval waters—Osborne.......................................................................... 3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Control of Naval Waters (Henderson and Osborne) Proclamation 2019.

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.

9 February 2019

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 section 3B of the Control of Naval Waters Act 1918.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Control of Naval Waters Act 1918.

Mean Higher High Water has the same meaning as in the Australian Hydrographic Office Tidal Glossary, as existing at the time this instrument commences.

Note:          In 2019, the text of the Australian Hydrographic Office Tidal Glossary could be viewed on the Australian Hydrographic Office’s website (http://www.hydro.gov.au).

5  Declaration of naval waters—Henderson

                   It is declared that the waters specified in column 2 of the following table, and further explained in the map titled “Henderson Australian Marine Complex”, that are within the distance specified in paragraph 3B(1)(a) of the Act from the installation, being the shipbuilding facilities at Australian Marine Complex Henderson, Western Australia, are naval waters for the purposes of the Act.

 

Item

Column 1

Installation

Column 2

Waters

Referenced to the World Geodetic System (WGS 84)
For the purpose of this description the term high water line (HWL) means the Mean Higher High Water

1

Australian Marine Complex shipbuilding facilities at Henderson, Western Australia

All those waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Point 1—32°09′02.52″S, 115°45′41.76″E

Point 2—32°09′03.90″S, 115°45′36.60″E

Then generally south along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 3.

Point 3—32°09′43.02″S, 115°45′37.38″E

Point 4—32°10′05.95″S, 115°45′45.52″E

Then to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 5.

Point 5—32°10′01.61″S, 115°46′02.42″E

Then generally north along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

6  Declaration of naval waters—Osborne

                   It is declared that the waters specified in column 2 of the following table, and further explained in the map titled “Osborne Techport Common User Facility”, that are within the distance specified in paragraph 3B(1)(a) of the Act from the installation, being the Techport Common User Facility shipbuilding facilities at Osborne, South Australia, are naval waters for the purposes of the Act.

 

Item

Column 1

Installation

Column 2

Waters

Referenced to the World Geodetic System (WGS 84)
For the purpose of this description the term high water line (HWL) means the Mean Higher High Water

1

Techport Common User Facility shipbuilding facilities at Osborne, South Australia

All those waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Point 1—34°46′52.08″S, 138°30′47.81″E

Point 2—34°46′52.96″S, 138°30′53.18″E

Point 3—34°47′29.23″S, 138°30′44.39″E

Then to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 4.

Point 4—34°47′28.14″S, 138°30′38.48″E

Then generally north along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.