Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Heard Island and McDonald Islands) Proclamation 2014

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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Heard Island and McDonald Islands) Proclamation 2014
I, Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Proclamation under subsections 350(1) and 390J(1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
Signed and sealed with the Great Seal of Australia on 25 March 2014
Quentin Bryce
Governor‑General
By Her Excellency’s Command
Greg Hunt
Minister for the Environment
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of Proclamation................................................................................................... 1
2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1
3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1
4............ Schedule(s).................................................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2
Proclamation made on 3 October 2002 under subsection 344(1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Federal Register of Legislative Instrument No. F2007B00733)      2
Schedule 2—Repeals                                                                                                                                       4
Proclamation made on 3 October 2002 under subsection 390D(1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Federal Register of Legislative Instrument No. F2007B00734)      4
 
1  Name of Proclamation
                   This Proclamation is the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Heard Island and McDonald Islands) Proclamation 2014.
2  Commencement
                   This Proclamation commences on the day after it is registered.
3  Authority
                   This Proclamation is made under subsections 350(1) and 390J(1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
4  Schedule(s)
                   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.
 
Schedule 1—Amendments
  
Proclamation made on 3 October 2002 under subsection 344(1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Federal Register of Legislative Instrument No. F2007B00733)
1  Schedule
Repeal the Schedule, substitute:
Schedule 1—Area specified as Heard Island and McDonald Islands Marine Reserve
Note:       See paragraph (a).
  
  
1  Area specified as Heard Island and McDonald Islands Marine Reserve
             (1)  The Heard Island and McDonald Islands Marine Reserve consists of:
                     (a)  the land that forms part of Heard Island and McDonald Islands; and
                     (b)  the territorial sea of Australia adjacent to Heard Island and McDonald Islands; and
                     (c)  the area bounded by a line starting at latitude 51°30'35"S, longitude 71°15'40"E then running progressively:
                              (i)  along the geodesic to the intersection of the meridian of longitude 71°10'00"E and the French maritime boundary; and
                             (ii)  along the French maritime boundary to latitude 51°36'00"S; and
                            (iii)  along the parallel to latitude 51°36'00"S, longitude 71°00'00"E; and
                            (iv)  along the geodesic to latitude 51°30'35"S, longitude 71°15'40"E; and
                     (d)  the area bounded by a line starting at latitude 51°50'00"S, longitude 70°54'00"E then running progressively:
                              (i)  along the geodesic to latitude 52°25'30"S, longitude 71°32'30"E; and
                             (ii)  along the geodesic to latitude 52°40'00"S, longitude 72°00'00"E; and
                            (iii)  along the geodesic to latitude 52°30'51"S, longitude 72°23'26"E; and
                            (iv)  along the geodesic to latitude 51°38'00"S, longitude 71°24'00"E; and
                             (v)  along the geodesic to latitude 51°50'00"S, longitude 70°54'00"E; and
                     (e)  the area bounded by a line starting at latitude 52°57'00"S, longitude 72°08'00"E then running progressively:
                              (i)  along the geodesic to latitude 53°03'00"S, longitude 72°14'30"E; and
                             (ii)  along the meridian to latitude 53°30'00"S, longitude 72°14'30"E; and
                            (iii)  along the parallel to latitude 53°30'00"S, longitude 74°12'00"E; and
                            (iv)  along the meridian of longitude 74°12'00"E to its intersection by the outer limit of the territorial sea; and
                             (v)  along the outer limit of the territorial sea to longitude 74°12'00"E; and
                            (vi)  along the meridian to latitude 52°04'00"S, longitude 74°12'00"E; and
                           (vii)  along the geodesic to the intersection of the meridian of longitude 73°17'00"E and the French maritime boundary; and
                          (viii)  along the French maritime boundary to longitude 72°17'00"E; and
                            (ix)  along the geodesic to latitude 52°08'00"S, longitude 73°20'00"E; and
                             (x)  along the meridian of longitude 73°20'00"E to its intersection by the outer limit of the territorial sea; and
                            (xi)  along the outer limit of the territorial sea to longitude 72°48'00"E; and
                           (xii)  along the geodesic to latitude 52°33'28"S, longitude 72°26'21"E; and
                          (xiii)  along the geodesic to latitude 52°52'28"S, longitude 72°18'09"E; and
                          (xiv)  along the geodesic to latitude 52°57'00"S, longitude 72°08'00"E; and
                      (f)  the area bounded by a line starting at latitude 51°55'00"S, longitude 75°35'09"E then running progressively:
                              (i)  along the parallel to latitude 51°55'00"S, longitude 76°30'00"E; and
                             (ii)  along the meridian to latitude 51°46'27"S, longitude 76°30'00"E; and
                            (iii)  along the parallel to latitude 51°46'27"S, longitude 76°35'42"E; and
                            (iv)  along the geodesic to latitude 51°55'00"S, longitude 76°53'46"E; and
                             (v)  along the parallel of latitude 51°55'00"S to the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone; and
                            (vi)  along the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone to the French maritime boundary; and
                           (vii)  along the French maritime boundary to longitude 75°00'00"E; and
                          (viii)  along the geodesic to latitude 50°40'00"S, longitude 75°30'18"E; and
                            (ix)  along the parallel to latitude 50°40'00"S, longitude 74°41'00"E; and
                             (x)  along the geodesic to latitude 51°55'00"S, longitude 75°35'09"E.
             (2)  In this clause:
French maritime boundary means the line described in article 2 of the Agreement on Maritime Delimitation between the Government of Australia and the Government of the French Republic, done at Melbourne on 4 January 1982.
Note:          The Agreement is in Australian Treaty Series 1983 No. 3 ([1983] ATS 3) and could in 2014 be viewed in the Australian Treaties Library on the AustLII website (www.austlii.edu.au).
             (3)  The geographic coordinates in subclause (1) are expressed in terms of the World Geodetic System 1984.
Schedule 2—Repeals
  
Proclamation made on 3 October 2002 under subsection 390D(1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Federal Register of Legislative Instrument No. F2007B00734)
1  The whole of the Proclamation
Repeal the Proclamation.