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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 26 October 2018 to date (accessed 28 January 2020 at 12:46)
91A Interim protection of areas having significant values
(1) The Chief Executive may recommend to the Minister the making of an interim protection order in respect of an area of land:(a) which has, in the Chief Executive’s opinion, natural, scientific or cultural significance, or(b) on which the Chief Executive intends to exercise any of the Chief Executive’s powers, authorities, duties or functions under this Act or the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 relating to fauna, native plants, threatened species, populations or ecological communities or critical habitat of endangered species, populations or ecological communities, or(c) that is critical habitat or the habitat of a threatened species, population or ecological community.(2) After the commencement of Part 11 of the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016, a recommendation for the making of an interim protection order may not be made except in relation to areas of cultural significance.