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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 26 October 2018 to date (accessed 26 May 2020 at 10:13)
30F Historic sites
(1) The purpose of reserving land as a historic site is to identify, protect and conserve areas associated with a person, event or historical theme, or containing a building, place, feature or landscape of cultural significance so as to enable those areas to be managed in accordance with subsection (2).(2) A historic site is to be managed in accordance with the following principles:(a) the conservation of places, objects, features and landscapes of cultural value,(b) the conservation of natural values,(c) provision for sustainable visitor or tourist use and enjoyment that is compatible with the conservation of the historic site’s natural and cultural values,(d) provision for the sustainable use (including adaptive reuse) of any buildings or structures or modified natural areas having regard to the conservation of the historic site’s natural and cultural values,(da) provision for the carrying out of development in any part of a special area (within the meaning of the Hunter Water Act 1991) in the historic site that is permitted under section 185A having regard to the conservation of the historic site’s natural and cultural values,(e) the promotion of public appreciation and understanding of the historic site’s natural and cultural values,(f) provision for appropriate research and monitoring.