National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 26 October 2018 to date (accessed 26 May 2020 at 23:44)
Part 2 Division 1 Section 7
7   Functions of Chief Executive relating to reservation of land
(1)  The Chief Executive is to consider, and may investigate, proposals for the addition of areas to any land reserved under Part 4 or for the reservation of any new areas under Part 4.
(2)  When considering or investigating any such proposal, the Chief Executive is to have regard to the following:
(a)  the desirability of protecting the full range of natural heritage and the maintenance of natural processes,
(b)  whether the proposal is consistent with the establishment of a comprehensive, adequate and representative reserve system,
(c)  the desirability of protecting cultural heritage,
(d)  providing opportunities for appropriate public appreciation and understanding, and sustainable visitor or tourist use and enjoyment, of land reserved under this Act,
(e)  the opportunities for promoting the integration of the management of natural and cultural values,
(f)  the desirability of protecting wilderness values,
(g)  the objects of this Act,
(h)  the desirability of protecting world heritage properties and world heritage values.