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WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT 1951 - SCHEDULE 2

Schedule 2     Adjacent areas for States and Territories

(see s 36B (10), def Territory or State )

2.1     Definitions—sch 2

In this schedule:

"continental shelf"—see the Seas and Submerged Lands Act

, section 3 (1).

"Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act" means the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967

(Cwlth).

"Seas and Submerged Lands Act" means the Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973

(Cwlth).

"territorial sea"—see the Seas and Submerged Lands Act

, section 3 (1).

2.2     Adjacent areas for States and the Northern Territory

    (1)     The adjacent area for New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia or Tasmania is—

        (a)     the part of the area described in the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act

, schedule 2 for the State that is within the outer limits of the continental shelf; and

        (b)     the space above and below that area.

    (2)     The "adjacent area "for Queensland is—

        (a)     the part of the area described in the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act

, schedule 2 for Queensland that is within the outer limits of the continental shelf; and

        (b)     the Coral Sea area within the meaning of the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act

, section 5A (7), other than the territorial area within the Coral Sea area; and

        (c)     the areas within the outer limits of the territorial sea adjacent to certain islands of Queensland as determined by proclamation on 9 February 1983 under the Seas and Submerged Lands Act

, section 7; and

        (d)     the space above and below the areas described in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c).

    (3)     The adjacent area for Western Australia is the part of the area described in the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act

, schedule 2 for Western Australia that—

        (a)     is within the outer limits of the continental shelf, including the space above and below the area; and

        (b)     is not within Area A of the Zone of Cooperation.

    (4)     The adjacent area for the Northern Territory is—

        (a)     the part of the area described in the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act

, schedule 2 for the Northern Territory that—

              (i)     is within the outer limits of the continental shelf; and

              (ii)     is not within Area A of the Zone of Cooperation; and

        (b)     the adjacent area for the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands (within the meaning of the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act

section 5A (3)) other than the territorial sea within that area; and

        (c)     the space above and below the areas described in paragraph (a) and (b).

    (5)     However, the "adjacent area "for a State or the Northern Territory does not include any area inside the limits of a State or Territory.



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