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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 21:47)
182 Morton National Park
(1) In this section:Authority means the Sydney Catchment Authority.Park means Morton National Park.(2) The following provisions shall apply to and in respect of the Park:(a) the Authority may continue and complete surveys and investigations for determining the location of a dam for water supply purposes and of a reservoir and ancillary works in connection therewith including pipelines and power lines, situated wholly or partly within the Park,(b) the site of the dam and of the reservoir and ancillary works shall be determined by agreement between the Minister and the Authority,(c) where the site has been so determined, the Governor may, notwithstanding section 37, by notification published in the Gazette:(i) revoke the reservation of the Park as to so much of the lands reserved as are within that site, andand thereupon those lands shall vest in the Authority, and(ii) declare those lands to be vested in the Authority,(d) the Minister may, from time to time, grant to the Authority such easements and licences over lands within the Park for pipelines, power lines and other purposes as may be necessary for or in connection with the use and operation of the dam and reservoir and ancillary works.(3) Anything done under or for the purposes of section 21 (2) of the Act of 1967 shall be deemed to have been done under or for the purposes of this section.