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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 26 October 2018 to date (accessed 7 June 2020 at 17:17)
(1) In this Division:development, in relation to a conservation area, means:(a) the erection of a building in that area,(b) the carrying out of a work in, on, over or under that area,(c) the use of that area or of a building or work in that area,(d) the subdivision of that area, and(e) the clearing of vegetation in that area.owner, in relation to land, includes a person who leases land under the Crown Land Management Act 2016.statutory authority means any of the following:(a) a Public Service agency,(b) (Repealed)(c) a council, a county council or a joint organisation within the meaning of the Local Government Act 1993,(d) any other body constituted by or under an Act,(e) an authorised network operator under the Electricity Network Assets (Authorised Transactions) Act 2015.(2) A reference in this Division to the carrying out of development includes a reference to the erection of a building, the carrying out of a work, the use of land or of a building or work, the subdivision of land or the clearing of vegetation.(3) A reference in this section:(a) to the erection of a building includes a reference to the rebuilding of, the making of structural alterations to, or the enlargement or extension of a building or the placing or relocating of a building on land,(b) to the carrying out of a work includes a reference to the rebuilding of, the making of alterations to, or the enlargement or extension of, a work, and(c) to the subdivision of land is a reference to the subdivision of land as defined by section 4B of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.(4) If a conservation agreement is entered into under section 69B (1C) by a public authority that is not the owner of the conservation area concerned:(a) the agreement is taken to have been entered into on behalf of the owner of the conservation area, and(b) a reference in this Act to the owner of the conservation area (however expressed) includes, while a public authority has the control and management of the conservation area, a reference to the public authority that has that control and management.