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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 26 October 2018 to date (accessed 26 May 2020 at 11:20)
160A Removal of unauthorised structures and occupiers
(1) In sections 160A–160F:prescribed land means:(a) a national park, historic site, nature reserve, karst conservation reserve, Aboriginal area, state conservation area or regional park, or(b) land acquired or occupied under Part 11.structure includes a part of a structure.(2) The Minister may cause any structure that is on prescribed land without lawful authority and its contents (if any) to be removed from the land or to another place on prescribed land.(3) The Minister may cause any person making use without lawful authority of a structure that is on prescribed land to be removed from the structure or from the immediate vicinity of the structure.(4) For the purpose of removing a person under this section:(a) reasonable force may be used, and(b) the assistance of the police may be requested.(5) This section does not affect any other power to remove structures or persons from prescribed land.(6) It is not necessary for a notice under section 160D, 160E or 160F to have been served, displayed or published before the Minister causes a structure or person to be removed under this section.