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Antarctic Treaty Act 1967

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3Ardery Island and Odbert Island, Budd Coast. Lat. 66° 22' S., Long. 110° 28' E. and Lat. 66° 22' S., Long 110° 33' E.

(a)" Native mammal" means any member, at any stage of its life cycle, of any species belonging to the Class Mammalia indigenous to the Antarctic or occurring there through natural agencies of dispersal, excepting whales.

(b)" Native bird " means any member, at any stage of its life cycle (including eggs), of any species of the Class Aves indigenous to the Antarctic or occurring there through natural agencies of dispersal.

(c)" Native plant " means any kind of vegetation at any stage of its life cycle (including seeds), indigenous to the Antarctic or occurring there through natural agencies of dispersal.

(d)" Appropriate authority " means any person authorised by a Participating Government to issue permits under these Agreed Measures.

(e)" Permit " means a formal permission in writing issued by an appropriate authority.

(f)" Participating Government" means any Government for which these Agreed Measures have become effective in accordance with Article XIII of these Agreed Measures. Article III Each participating Government shall take appropriate action to carry out these Agreed Measures. Article IV The Participating Governments shall prepare and circulate to members of expeditions and stations information to ensure understanding and observance of the provisions of these Agreed Measures, setting forth in particular prohibited activities, and providing lists of specially protected species and specially protected areas. Article V The provisions of these Agreed Measures shall not apply in cases of extreme emergency involving possible loss of human life or involving the safety of ships or aircraft. Article VI

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