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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 25 August 2017 to date (accessed 24 September 2017 at 13:16)
Part 3 Division 2
Division 2 Advisory committees
24   Constitution of advisory committees
(1)  The Chief Executive is to divide the State into administrative regions and may at any time alter or abolish those administrative regions.
(2)  A regional advisory committee is to be constituted for each administrative region.
(3)  Additional advisory committees may be constituted by the Minister for particular purposes determined by the Minister.
(4)  Schedule 8 contains provisions with respect to each regional advisory committee constituted under subsection (2).
(5)  The Minister may determine the constitution and procedure of an additional advisory committee constituted under subsection (3).
25   Functions of advisory committees
(1)  A regional advisory committee has the following functions:
(a)  to provide advice to the Chief Executive and the Council on policies and plans for the administrative region for which it was constituted,
(b)  to provide advice to the Chief Executive and the Council on activities carried out or proposed to be carried out within the administrative region for which it was constituted,
(c)  to provide advice to responsible authorities within the meaning of section 71BO on draft plans of management relating to the administrative region for which it was constituted and to the Council on the implementation of such plans of management,
(d)  to provide advice to the Chief Executive on the implementation of plans of management relating to the administrative region for which it was constituted.
(2)  An advisory committee referred to in section 24 (3) has such advisory functions as are conferred or imposed on it by the Minister.
(3)  A regional advisory committee has no function in relation to the Community Conservation Area under the Brigalow and Nandewar Community Conservation Area Act 2005.
Note.
 The members of a Community Conservation Advisory Committee established under that Act are to include a member of the relevant regional advisory committee.
26   Dissolution of advisory committees
(1)  If an administrative region for which a regional advisory committee is constituted is abolished, the advisory committee is dissolved.
(2)  A person who was a member of the advisory committee immediately before its dissolution is eligible for appointment to another advisory committee constituted for an administrative region that encompasses all or any part of the former administrative region for which the dissolved committee was constituted.