Recognition as Representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Body 2013 (No. 6)
Native Title Act 1993
I, Jenny Macklin, Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, under subsection 203AD(1) of the Native Title Act 1993, recognise the Northern Land Council as the representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander body for the area described in Schedule 1.
This Recognition commences on 1 July 2013 and ceases to have effect at the end of 30 June 2015.
The Recognition as Representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Body 2007 (No. 5) is revoked with effect from the commencement of this Recognition.
Dated 10 May 2013
Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Schedule 1—Description of area (Northern Northern Territory)
1 The Northern Northern Territory area is, firstly, all the area of land and waters bounded by a line commencing at the intersection of the Northern Territory border, the Western Australia State border and the coastline of mainland Australia, and then proceeding south along the western border of the Northern Territory to its intersection with the Central Land Council boundary line, vide Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976, published in the Australian Government Gazette No. S6, 26 January 1977, as amended by notice published in the Australian Government Gazette No. G34, 30 August 1977, then generally south-easterly along the aforesaid boundary to its intersection with the Northern Territory’s eastern border, then north along the eastern border of the Northern Territory to the intersection of the Northern Territory border, the Queensland State border, the coastline of mainland Australia, then generally north along the Northern Territory and Queensland adjacent area boundary as defined in Schedule 2 of the Petroleum (Submerged Land) Act 1967 to its intersection with the outer limit of the Exclusive Economic Zone of Australia (EEZ), then generally westerly along that outer limit to its intersection with the Northern Territory and Western Australia adjacent area boundary as defined in Schedule 2 of the Petroleum (Submerged Land) Act 1967, and then generally south by that adjacent area boundary to the point where the line began.
Secondly, all the area of land and waters bounded by a line commencing at the western intersection of the EEZ of Australia and the Western Australia and Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands adjacent area boundary as defined in Schedule 2 of the Petroleum (Submerged Land) Act 1967, and then proceeding generally easterly along that adjacent area boundary to the eastern intersection of the aforesaid boundary to the EEZ of Australia, and then generally westerly along the outer limit of the EEZ to the point where the line began.
2 In this Schedule:
exclusive economic zone means the exclusive economic zone within the meaning of the Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973.
Northern Northern Territory
Name Northern Northern
Organisation Northern Land
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