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Contents (1974 - 80)
National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 25 August 2017 to date (accessed 23 November 2017 at 16:13)
Part 4 Division 1
Division 1 Reservation of land
30A   Governor may reserve certain land
(1)  The Governor may, by notice published in the Gazette, reserve land as any of the following or as part of any of the following:
(a)  a national park,
(b)  a historic site,
(c)  a state conservation area,
(d)  a regional park,
(e)  a karst conservation reserve,
(f)  a nature reserve,
(g)  an Aboriginal area.
(2)  The Governor may in a notice reserving land under this Division, or another notice published in the Gazette, assign a name to the reserved land or alter its name.
30B   Land that may be reserved under this Division
Land may only be reserved under this Division if it is:
(a)  Crown lands, or
(b)  lands of the Crown, or
(c)  land acquired under section 145, 146 or 148, or
(d)  land in respect of which the National Parks and Wildlife Reserve Trust is appointed trustee under section 9 of the Forestry and National Park Estate Act 1998 or under section 8 of the National Park Estate (Southern Region Reservations) Act 2000, or
(e)  crown lands reserved under the Crown Lands Acts (within the meaning of the Crown Lands Act 1989).
30C   Limitations on reservation of land as national park, historic site regional park, karst conservation reserve, nature reserve or Aboriginal area
Despite section 30B, land must not be reserved as a national park, historic site, regional park, karst conservation reserve, nature reserve or Aboriginal area:
(a)  in the case of lands of the Crown, without the concurrence in writing of the Minister or public authority in whom or which they are vested, and
(b)  in the case of Crown lands referred to in paragraph (b) of the definition of Crown lands, without the concurrence in writing of the Minister administering the Fisheries Management Act 1994, and
(c)  in the case of Crown-timber lands within the meaning of the Forestry Act 2012, without the concurrence in writing of the Minister administering that Act.
30D   Limitation on reservation of land as state conservation area
Despite section 30B, land must not be reserved as a state conservation area:
(a)  in the case of lands of the Crown, without the concurrence in writing of the Minister or public authority in whom they are vested, and
(b)  in the case of Crown lands referred to in paragraph (b) of the definition of Crown lands, without the concurrence in writing of the Minister administering the Fisheries Management Act 1994, and
(c)  in the case of Crown-timber lands within the meaning of the Forestry Act 2012, without the concurrence in writing of the Minister administering that Act, and
(d)  without the concurrence in writing of the Minister administering the Mining Act 1992 or the Minister administering the Offshore Minerals Act 1999, as the case requires.