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Divisions of State

1.6 Divisions of State

(1) For the purposes of this Act, the State is divided into the following 2 geographical areas--
(a) the Eastern and Central Division,
(b) the Western Division.
(2) Subject to subsection (4), the
"Eastern and Central Division" is comprised of the following--
(a) those parts of the State remaining after both Lord Howe Island and the Western Division are excluded,
(b) the coastal waters of the State as defined in Part 10 of the Interpretation Act 1987 (including the seabed and subsoil beneath, and the airspace above, those waters).
(3) Subject to subsection (4), the
"Western Division" is comprised by that part of the State recorded in the Register as Lot 1901, Deposited Plan 1133899.
(4) The boundary between the Eastern and Central Division and the Western Division may be altered or redefined by the regulations.
(5) The Minister is not to recommend the making of a regulation for the purposes of subsection (4) unless the Minister certifies that--
(a) a notice describing the alteration or redefinition proposed to be made by the regulation has been published in the manner prescribed by the regulations, and
(b) the notice stated that written objections and submissions relating to the proposed alteration or redefinition could be lodged with the Department not later than 28 days after publication of the notice, and
(c) the Minister has considered the objections and submissions that were duly made.

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