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Schedule 1—Repeals and amendments

Schedule 1 Repeals and amendments

Part 1 Repeal of the Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976

Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976

1  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act .

Part 2 Consequential amendments

Australian Heritage Council Act 2003

2  Subparagraph 5(d)(v)

Omit “historic shipwrecks”, substitute “underwater cultural heritage”.

Navigation Act 2012

3  Subsection 14(1) (definition of historic wreck )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

historic wreck means:

                     (a)  remains or articles covered by paragraph 16(1)(a) or (b) of the Underwater Cultural Heritage Act 2018 ; or

                     (b)  remains or articles covered by a declaration made in relation to item 1 or 2 of the table in subsection 17(5) of that Act; or

                     (c)  remains or articles covered by a provisional declaration made in relation to item 1 or 2 of the table in subsection 19(5) of that Act.

Protection of the Sea (Powers of Intervention) Act 1981

4  Subsection 5(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  Nothing in the Underwater Cultural Heritage Act 2018 affects the operation of this Act.

Sea Installations Act 1987

5  Subsection 4(1) (definition of excluded wreck )

Repeal the definition.

6  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

excluded wreckage means:

                     (a)  remains or articles covered by subsection 16(1) of the Underwater Cultural Heritage Act 2018 ; or

                     (b)  remains or articles covered by a declaration made under subsection 17(1), 18(1) or 19(1) of that Act; or

                     (c)  a wreck described in paragraph 238(1)(b) of the Navigation Act 2012 .

7  Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (h) of the definition of sea installation )

Omit “an excluded wreck”, substitute “excluded wreckage”.