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This instrument recognises the Kimberley Land Council as a native title representative body for the Kimberley area for a two year period from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2023.
Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
Registered 25 Jun 2021
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Tabled HR03-Aug-2021
Tabled Senate03-Aug-2021
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Native Title (Recognition as Representative Body – Kimberley Land Council) Instrument 2021

I, Ken Wyatt AM, Minister for Indigenous Australians, make the following instrument.

 

Dated   24 June 2021                          

KEN WYATT AM

Minister for Indigenous Australians

 

 

 


Contents

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

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

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

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

5  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 1

6  Recognised Representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Body......................................... 2

7  Period of recognition................................................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Description of area (Kimberley)                                                            3

Description of area                                                                                                                                     3

Map of area                                                                                                                                                4

Schedule 2— Repeals                                                                                                    5

Native Title (Recognition as Representative Body – Kimberley Land Council) Instrument 2018   5

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Native Title (Recognition as Representative Body – Kimberley Land Council) Instrument 2021.

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 2021

 

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 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  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

6  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.

7  Period of recognition

                   For subsection 203AD(2) of the Act, this recognition as a Representative Body takes effect on 1 July 2021 and ceases to have effect at the end of 30 June 2023.

 


 

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 zonmeans the exclusive economic zone within the meaning of the Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973.


Kimberley

                                                                                                


Schedule 2—Repeals

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

1  The whole of the instrument

 

Repeal the instrument.