Division 4 Licences
(1) Without limiting section 34A, a licence may authorise the use or
occupation of Crown land for such purposes as the Minister thinks
(2) A licence may be granted for such term as the Minister thinks
(3) Subject to section 49, the Minister may grant a licence for any
purpose over Crown land that is the subject of a lease granted under this Part
or the Crown Lands (Continued Tenures) Act
1989, but only with the consent of the
46 Certain dealings to be licences
A disposition of Crown land by the Minister on behalf of the
Crown, expressed to be a licence, is a licence even if exclusive possession of
the land is conferred on a person.
47 Revocation of licences
(1) A licence is revocable at will by the Minister or on such notice
as may be specified in the licence.
(2) Compensation is not payable on the revocation of a licence even if
the licence is revoked before the expiration of its
48 Restrictions on transfer of licences
(1) A licence may be transferred only if:
(a) the conditions of the licence permit the licence to be
(b) the licence specifies a parcel of land that benefits from the
benefited land), and
(c) the licence is transferred to the owner or holder of the benefited
(2) If the licence is, at any time, held by a person who is not the
owner or holder of the benefited land, the Minister may revoke the licence
without notice. Compensation is not payable on the revocation of the
(1) The holder of a licence may, with the consent of the Minister,
grant a sublicence but only if the conditions of the licence permit the
granting of the sublicence.
(2) A sublicence is subject to such conditions as the Minister thinks
fit to impose.
(3) A sublicence is not transferable.
49 Licences for removal of certain minerals
(1) A licence to remove gravel, sand, stone, shells or other
substances, being minerals within the meaning of the Mining Act 1992 or the Offshore Minerals Act 1999, may not
be granted except with the approval of the Minister administering the Act
(2) The Minister administering the Mining Act 1992 or the Minister
administering the Offshore Minerals Act
1999, as the case requires may waive compliance with the
requirements of this section in such circumstances or cases, and to such
extent, as the Minister thinks fit.
(3) A licence to remove gravel, sand, loam, stone, clay, shells or
other prescribed material (not being minerals within the meaning of the
Mining Act 1992 or the
Offshore Minerals Act 1999)
may be granted over Crown land even if it is held under a lease granted under
this Act or referred to in the Crown Lands
(Continued Tenures) Act 1989.
50 Rent, royalty, fees etc
(1) A licence may be granted subject to the payment of such rent,
royalty, fees or other amount as the Minister may determine in respect of the
(2) The conditions attached to a licence may include such provisions
for the determination or redetermination of any rent, royalty, fee or other
amounts as the Minister thinks fit.