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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 26 October 2018 to date (accessed 29 May 2020 at 14:10)
49 Reservation of nature reserves
(1)–(3) (Repealed)(4) On the publication of a notice under Division 1 reserving land as a nature reserve:(a) the lands described in the notice become Crown lands to the extent to which they were not Crown lands immediately before that publication,(b) where a trustee of all or any part of the lands so described was holding office under any other Act immediately before that publication, the trustee shall cease to hold that office in respect of those lands or that part, as the case may be, and(c) the care, control and management of the lands so described shall vest in the Chief Executive for the purposes of this Act.(5) To the extent to which a dedication, reservation (other than a reservation of land as a nature reserve under Division 1), Crown grant or vesting affects lands described in a notice published under Division 1 reserving land as a nature reserve, the publication revokes the dedication, reservation, grant or vesting, and the instruments of title (if any) shall be surrendered for cancellation or notation, as the case may require.(6) A notice under Division 1 may be made in relation to one or more nature reserves.