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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 26 October 2018 to date (accessed 13 November 2019 at 06:09)
Leases and licences of reserved lands
The Minister may grant a lease or licence of land within a reserve (including any buildings or structures on the land).A lease or licence granted under this section may authorise any one or more of the following:the exclusive use of the land, buildings and structures concerned,the erection of a new building or structure on the land concerned,the modification of an existing building or structure on the land concerned.Without limiting section 2A, in determining whether to grant a lease or licence of land under this section, the Minister is to give effect to the objects of this Act.Section 2A (1) (d) provides that it is an object of this Act that the management of reserved land be in accordance with the applicable management principles.Section 81A makes it clear that Part 5 (Plans of management) has effect in any part of a reserve that is the subject of a lease or licence under this Part. Section 151C also provides that it is a condition of every lease or licence of land granted under this section that the lessee or licensee must ensure that the provisions of this Act, the regulations and the relevant plan of management are complied with.