Contents (1966 - 13)
Geographical Names Act 1966 No 13
14 Discontinuance of name
(1) Subject to subsection (3), the board may determine that the use of a geographical name shall be discontinued.(2) Where the board determines that the use of a geographical name shall be discontinued it shall cause notice of its determination to be published in the Gazette and thereupon that name shall cease to be the geographical name of the place to which the notice relates.(3) The board shall not determine that the use of a geographical name assigned or altered in accordance with the provisions of section 11 or 12 shall be discontinued unless the appropriate officer of a department of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia or the Governor, public authority, local government body, officer or person referred to in those sections has concurred in its discontinuance.