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Contents (1974 - 80)
National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 25 August 2017 to date (accessed 20 November 2017 at 22:45)
Part 2 Division 4
Division 4 Delegation
21   Delegation
(1)  The Minister may delegate the exercise of any function of the Minister under this Act (other than this power of delegation) to:
(a)  the Chief Executive, or
(b)  a person employed in the Office, or
(c)  a board of management, or
(c1)  a state conservation area trust or a regional park trust, or
(c2)  the Chairperson of the Environment Protection Authority, or
(c3)  a member of staff of the Environment Protection Authority, or
(d)  any person, or any class of persons, authorised for the purposes of this subsection by the regulations.
(2)  The Chief Executive may delegate the exercise of any function of the Chief Executive under this Act (other than this power of delegation) to:
(a)  a person employed in the Office, or
(b)  a board of management, or
(b1)  the Chairperson of the Environment Protection Authority, or
(b2)  a member of staff of the Environment Protection Authority, or
(c)  any person, or any class of persons, authorised for the purposes of this subsection by the regulations.
(3)  The power to delegate under subsection (1) or (2) extends to the following functions of the Minister or the Chief Executive, as the case may be:
(a)  functions conferred or imposed by Acts that substantially provide for the reservation of land under this Act, or the vesting of land in the Minister for the purposes of Part 11 (for example, the Brigalow and Nandewar Community Conservation Area Act 2005, the National Park Estate (Reservations) Act 2002 and the National Park Estate (Southern Region Reservations) Act 2000),
(b)  functions conferred or imposed by Acts, that are exercisable:
(i)  by the Minister as owner or occupier of land, being land acquired, or the subject of other dealings, by the Minister (whether on behalf of Her Majesty or on the Minister’s own behalf) under Part 11, or
(ii)  by the Chief Executive as an occupier of land, being land of which the Chief Executive has care, control and management under this Act,
(c)  functions conferred or imposed:
(i)  on the Minister by clause 9 (2) or 10 (2) of Schedule 7A to the Crown Lands (Continued Tenures) Act 1989, or
(ii)  on the Chief Executive by section 14 (1A) of the Dividing Fences Act 1991, or
(iii)  on the Chief Executive (as an impounding authority) by the Impounding Act 1993 (other than by section 26 (1)), or
(iv)  on the Chief Executive by section 36A (3) (d) (ii), 36B (4) (d) (ii) or 36D (3) (d) (ii) of the Local Government Act 1993, or
(v)  on the Chief Executive by section 15 (4) or (5) of the Plantations and Reafforestation Act 1999, or
(vi)  on the Chief Executive under the Public Health Act 2010 in relation to burials on land reserved or acquired under this Act, or
(vii)  on the Chief Executive by section 47 (1) (d) or 100K (1) (b) of the Rural Fires Act 1997, or
(viii)  on the Chief Executive by section 25 (2) of the State Records Act 1998, or
(ix)  on the Chief Executive (as an enforcement agency) by or under the Food Act 2003.