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International Maritime Conventions Legislation Amendment Bill 2001
Schedule 4 Protection of submarine cables and pipelines


Submarine Cables and Pipelines Protection Act 1963

1  Preamble

Repeal the Preamble.

2  Subsection 5(1)

After “high seas” (wherever occurring), insert “or in the exclusive economic zone”.

3  Subsection 5(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  In subsection (1):

exclusive economic zone has the same meaning as in the Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973 .

high seas has the same meaning as in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea done at Montego Bay on 10 December 1982.