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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 26 October 2018 to date (accessed 26 February 2020 at 12:27)
47O Reservation of regional parks
(1), (2) (Repealed)(3) On the publication of a notice under Division 1 reserving land as a regional park:(a) the land described in the notice becomes Crown land to the extent to which it was not Crown land immediately before that publication, and(b) if trustees of all or any of the land so described were holding office under any other Act in respect of the land immediately before that publication, those trustees cease to hold office in respect of that land, and(c) the care, control and management of the land so described vests:(i) in the Chief Executive, or(ii) if a regional park trust is established in respect of the land—in the regional park trust, or(iii) if a local council has, with the concurrence of the council, been nominated by the Minister in the notice—in the council.(4) To the extent to which a dedication, reservation (other than a reservation under Division 1 reserving land as a regional park) or vesting affects land described in a notice published under Division 1 reserving land as a regional park, the publication revokes the dedication, reservation or vesting, and the instruments of title (if any) are to be surrendered for cancellation or notation.(5) A notice under Division 1 reserving land as a regional park may be made in relation to one or more regional parks.(6) Schedule 9A (Transfer of assets, rights and liabilities) has effect.(7) A local council may not be nominated by the Minister under subsection (3) (c) (iii) in respect of a regional park if the regional park is wholly or partly within the area of another local council, except with the consent of the other council.(8) A local council nominated under subsection (3) (c) (iii) by the Minister:(a) has, subject to this Act, the care, control and management of the regional park concerned, and(b) has the powers and functions conferred or imposed on it by or under this Act, and(c) is, in the exercise of such powers and functions, subject to the control and direction of the Minister.