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Interpretation Act 1987 No 15
Current version for 15 September 2015 to date (accessed 28 June 2017 at 17:01)
Part 10 Section 58
58   Definitions
In this Part:
adjacent area in respect of the State means the area the boundary of which was described under the heading referring to the State in Schedule 2 to the repealed Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967 of the Commonwealth, as in force immediately before the commencement of the Coastal Waters (State Powers) Act 1980 of the Commonwealth.
coastal waters of the State means:
(a)  the part or parts of the territorial sea of Australia that is or are within the adjacent area in respect of the State, other than any part referred to in section 4 (2) of the Coastal Waters (State Powers) Act 1980 of the Commonwealth, or
(b)  any sea that is on the landward side of any part of the territorial sea of Australia and is within the adjacent area in respect of the State, but is not within the limits of the State.
laws of the State means the laws (whether written or unwritten and whether substantive or procedural) that are from time to time in force in the State, but does not include laws of the Commonwealth.
territorial sea of Australia means the territorial sea of Australia within the limits referred to in section 4 (1) of the Coastal Waters (State Powers) Act 1980 of the Commonwealth.