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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 25 August 2017 to date (accessed 21 September 2017 at 13:23)
Part 4 Division 4 Section 47MA
47MA   Reservation of land in state conservation area as national park or nature reserve
(1)  The Governor may, by notice published in the Gazette, revoke the reservation of any land as a state conservation area or part of a state conservation area and reserve the land as a national park or nature reserve or as part of a national park or nature reserve.
(2)  The Governor may take action under subsection (1) only with the concurrence in writing of the Minister administering the Mining Act 1992.
(3)  Land that is the subject of an authority, lease, licence or permit under the Mining Act 1992, the Petroleum (Onshore) Act 1991, the Offshore Minerals Act 1999 or the Petroleum (Offshore) Act 1982 must not be reserved under this section as a national park or nature reserve, or as a part of a national park or nature reserve, during the term of that authority, lease, licence or permit (including any renewal).
(4)  A plan of management that applied to land immediately before its reservation as a national park or nature reserve (or as part of a national park or nature reserve) under subsection (1) continues to apply, to the extent to which it applied previously, to the land before that reservation, as a plan of management for the purposes of this Act.
(5)  A plan of management to which subsection (4) applies may be amended, altered, cancelled or substituted in accordance with Part 5.