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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 26 October 2018 to date (accessed 19 November 2019 at 07:03)
Part 12 Division 2 Section 151A
151A   Purposes for which a lease or licence may be granted
(1)  A lease or licence of land (other than a nature reserve) may only be granted under section 151 for one or more of the following purposes:
(a)  General purposes
(i)  the provision of buildings for use in connection with any of the following:
(A)  the protection or preservation of land from fire,
(B)  the provision of services relating to the work of rendering first aid to, and the transport of, sick and injured persons,
(C)  a surf life-saving club,
(D)  any purpose of a similar nature,
(ii)  the provision of research facilities or activities for natural heritage (including natural phenomena) and cultural heritage,
(iii)  to enable activities of a recreational, educational or cultural nature to be carried out and the provision of facilities for that purpose,
(iv)  to enable sporting activities to be carried out and the provision of temporary facilities for that purpose,
(v)  to enable activities for natural heritage management, cultural heritage management, park management or fire management to be carried out and the provision of facilities for that purpose,
(vi)  to enable Aboriginal cultural activities to be carried out and the provision of facilities for that purpose,
(vii)  subject to section 151I (Restrictions on grant of lease for residential accommodation), the provision of residential accommodation,
(viii)  any other purpose that is:
(A)  consistent with the relevant management principles for the land set out in Division 2 of Part 4, and
(B)  identified in the relevant plan of management as being a permissible purpose for the land concerned,
(b)  Purposes related to the sustainable visitor or tourist use and enjoyment of reserved land
(i)  the provision of accommodation for visitors and tourists,
(ii)  the provision of the following facilities if the facilities are ancillary to accommodation facilities for visitors or tourists:
(A)  retail outlets,
(B)  facilities to enable the hosting of conferences or functions,
(C)  facilities to enable activities of a sporting nature to be carried out,
(iii)  the provision of facilities and amenities for visitors and tourists, including the following facilities:
(A)  information centres and booking outlets,
(B)  restaurants, cafes, kiosks and other food outlets,
(iv)  the provision of the following facilities if the facilities are ancillary to facilities and amenities for visitors and tourists:
(A)  retail outlets,
(B)  facilities to enable the hosting of conferences or functions,
(c)  Adaptive reuse and use of modified natural areas
any purpose that enables the adaptive reuse of an existing building or structure or the use of a modified natural area.
Note.
 See section 5 (1) for the definitions of “adaptive reuse” and “modified natural area”.
(2)  A lease or licence of land within a nature reserve may only be granted under section 151 for a purpose that is consistent with the relevant management principles for nature reserves set out in section 30J.
(3)  In addition to the purposes set out in subsection (1), a lease or licence of land (other than a nature reserve) may be granted under section 151 to enable any activity or development in a ski resort area (within the meaning of Part 8A of Schedule 6 to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979) that is permitted by an environmental planning instrument specifically applying to ski resort areas.
(4)  A licence of land under section 151 for the purpose of a conference, function or event must not be granted if the licence authorises the use of the land for a cumulative period that exceeds 3 months in any 12 month period.
(5)  The Minister must not grant a lease of land under section 151 for any purpose referred to in subsection (1) (b) that authorises the erection of a new building or structure on the land unless:
(a)  the purpose for which the lease is to be granted is identified in the relevant plan of management as being a permissible purpose for the land concerned, and
(b)  the general location for any such new building or structure is identified in that plan of management.