Historic Shipwrecks ACT 1976

Historic Shipwrecks ACT 1976

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976 is an Australian Act of Parliament designed to legally protect historic shipwrecks and any relics or artifacts from those wrecks. The Act automatically affects all shipwrecks that meet the 'historic' criteria (generally defined as vessels more than 75 years old, although newer ships with historic value may be placed under the Act) and are in Australian Commonwealth waters (between the low-tide mark and the edge of the continental shelf): complimentary state and territory legislation protects shipwrecks in rivers and bays. Of the estimated 8,000 shipwrecks in Australian waters, more than 6,500 are protected under this legislation.show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135949098
  • 9786135949094