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Contents (1974 - 80)
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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 26 October 2018 to date (accessed 20 September 2019 at 15:26)
Part 5 Section 81
81   Operations under plan of management
(1)  Where the Minister has adopted a plan of management for a national park, historic site, nature reserve, karst conservation reserve, Aboriginal area or wildlife refuge, it shall, subject to subsections (5) and (6), be carried out and given effect to by the Chief Executive.
(2)  Where the Minister has adopted a plan of management for a conservation area, it shall be carried out and given effect to by the Chief Executive, the owner (within the meaning of Division 7 of Part 4) of the area and any successors in title (within the meaning of section 69E) to the owner.
(3)  Where the Minister has adopted a plan of management for a State forest, it shall be carried out and given effect to by the Chief Executive by arrangement with the Forestry Corporation.
(3A)  If the Minister has adopted a plan of management for a state conservation area or a regional park, it is to be carried out and given effect to:
(a)  by the Chief Executive, or
(b)  by the relevant state conservation area trust or regional park, trust, or
(c)  by the local council (if any) that has the care, control and management of the regional park.
(4)  Despite anything in this or any other Act or in any instrument made under this or any other Act, if the Minister has adopted a plan of management under this Part, no operations shall be undertaken in relation to the lands to which the plan relates unless the operations are in accordance with that plan. However, this subsection does not prevail over section 185A.
(5)  Where any lands to which a plan of management relates are:
(a)  lands acquired or proposed to be acquired under Part 11 for any purpose referred to in section 145—operations under the plan shall not be undertaken on or in relation to the lands until they have been reserved as, or as part of, the park, site or reserve, as the case may require, to which the plan relates, or
(b)  lands proposed to be acquired or occupied under Part 11 for any purpose referred to in section 146—operations under the plan shall not be undertaken on or in relation to the lands until they have been so acquired or occupied.
(6)  If the Minister has adopted a plan of management for lands reserved under Part 4A, it is to be carried out and given effect to by the board of management for the lands.