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Local Land Services Act 2013 No 51
Current version for 2 August 2019 to date (accessed 29 January 2020 at 20:08)
Part 6
Part 6 Travelling stock reserves and public roads
Note.
 This Part provides—
(a)  for the management, and regulation of the use by travelling stock and persons, of travelling stock reserves that are fully controlled by Local Land Services, and
(b)  for regulation of the use by travelling stock and persons of travelling stock reserves that are not fully controlled but are managed by Local Land Services and of public roads.
Division 1 Preliminary
61   Definitions
In this Part—
appropriate permit means a stock permit or reserve use permit that authorises the holder to engage in the activity or conduct concerned.
closure order means an order under section 70.
controlled travelling stock reserve means—
(a)  a travelling stock reserve the care, control and management of which is vested in Local Land Services under this Part, or
(b)  a travelling stock reserve that is a stock watering place for which Local Land Services is the controlling authority under Part 7.
permit means a stock permit or reserve use permit.
timber has the same meaning as it has in the Forestry Act 2012.
travelling stock means stock that are being moved by being walked, and includes travelling stock that are grazing.
travelling stock reserve means—
(a)  any route or camping place reserved for travelling stock route or camping place under the Crown Land Management Act 2016, or
(b)  any reserve for travelling stock, water reserve, reserve for access or crossing (where the reserve is for the purpose of providing travelling stock with access to or a crossing of water, whether expressly notified for that purpose or not), or
(c)  any stock watering place.
Division 2 Controlled travelling stock reserves
62   Vesting care, control and management of certain travelling stock reserves in Local Land Services
(1)  The Minister administering the Crown Land Management Act 2016 may, by order published in the Gazette, vest in Local Land Services the care, control and management of any travelling stock reserve to which this section applies.
(2)  This section applies to a travelling stock reserve other than a stock watering place or one that comprises land within—
(a)  a State forest, or
(b)  the Western Division that is subject to a lease from the Crown.
(3)  An order under this section relating to that part of a travelling stock reserve that is subject to a lease or a licence granted under the Crown Land Acts does not have effect until the lease or licence is terminated.
63   Withdrawal of care, control and management from authority
(1)  The Minister administering the Crown Land Management Act 2016 may, by order published in the Gazette, withdraw the care, control and management of a travelling stock reserve from Local Land Services.
(2)  An order may be made only on the recommendation of the Minister administering this section.
(3)  The Minister administering this section is to take into consideration any views of Local Land Services in deciding whether or not to recommend that an order be made.
(4)  Before recommending that an order be made, the Minister administering this section may refer the matter to the Secretary.
(5)  As soon as practicable after the matter is referred to it, the Secretary must inquire into the matter and submit a report of his or her findings in writing to the Minister administering this section.
(6)  The Minister administering this section is not bound to accept the report and no person is entitled to appeal against such a report or have it referred to the Land and Environment Court.
64   Withdrawal of land required for public purpose from travelling stock reserve
(1)  The Minister administering the Crown Land Management Act 2016 may, by order published in the Gazette, withdraw from a travelling stock reserve under the care, control and management of Local Land Services any land that is required as a site for a town or village or for any public purpose, other than the purpose of settlement under the Crown Land Acts.
(2)  An order may be made only on the recommendation of the Minister administering this section.
(3)  The Minister administering this section is to take into consideration any views of Local Land Services in deciding whether or not to recommend that an order be made.
65   Compensation for improvements made before withdrawal
(1)  The Minister administering the Crown Land Management Act 2016 is liable to pay compensation to Local Land Services for any improvements made to land comprising any part of a travelling stock reserve that is withdrawn from the care, control and management of Local Land Services.
(2)  The compensation must not exceed the current value of the improvements.
(3)  If the Minister administering the Crown Land Management Act 2016 and Local Land Services are unable to agree on the amount of compensation, either of them may refer the matter to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal for determination.
(4)  If a matter is referred to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal, the Tribunal must determine the amount of compensation payable.
(5)  The Civil and Administrative Tribunal’s determination is binding on the Minister and Local Land Services.
Division 3 Timber on controlled travelling stock reserves
66   Removal or destruction of timber
(1)  Local Land Services must not remove, fell or destroy timber from an area of more than one hectare of land within a controlled travelling stock reserve unless it has given the Forestry Corporation at least 3 months’ notice in writing of its intention to do so.
Note.
 For the effect of compliance with this section, see section 38 (4) (e) of the Forestry Act 2012.
(2)  Local Land Services must consult the Chief Executive of the Office of Environment and Heritage before it decides whether or not to fell timber on or remove timber felled on a controlled travelling stock reserve that adjoins a national park or a nature reserve.
(3)  Local Land Services may remove timber only after giving due consideration to any representations made by the Chief Executive of the Office of Environment and Heritage.
67   Use of felled timber
(1)  Local Land Services may sell timber felled on a controlled travelling stock reserve or may use the timber for the purpose of improving any travelling stock reserve within a region or carrying out any work in a region necessary for the exercise of its functions but must not use the timber for any other purpose.
(2)  Local Land Services may sell timber felled on a controlled travelling stock reserve with the consent of the Forestry Corporation, despite anything in the Forestry Act 2012 to the contrary.
68   Licences to remove timber
(1)  The Forestry Corporation must obtain the consent of Local Land Services before it issues any licence under the Forestry Act 2012 to any person other than Local Land Services to cut or remove timber that is located in a controlled travelling stock reserve.
(2)  A licence may include such conditions or restrictions as the Forestry Corporation and Local Land Services agree on.
(3)  If the Forestry Corporation and Local Land Services are in dispute as to the conditions or restrictions to be included in a licence, either of them may refer the dispute to the Minister administering the Forestry Act 2012 for determination.
(4)  The Minister’s determination of the dispute is binding on the Forestry Corporation and Local Land Services.
69   Relationship to other Acts
Nothing in this Part authorises or permits Local Land Services to take any action in respect of a controlled travelling stock reserve that is contrary to Part 5A or to the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016.
Division 4 Closure of controlled travelling stock reserves
70   Closure orders
(1)  Local Land Services may make an order (a closure order)—
(a)  closing a controlled travelling stock reserve (or specified part of a reserve), or
(b)  suspending an entitlement or authority conferred by or under section 74 to use a controlled travelling stock reserve (or specified part of a reserve) for any recreational activity, or
(c)  suspending the operation of any permit issued under the Biosecurity Act 2015 in relation to the reserve (or part of any such reserve) except to the extent (if any) specified in the order.
(2)  Local Land Services may make an order under subsection (1) (a)—
(a)  for the purpose of taking appropriate measures for the following—
(i)  the conservation of the soil or vegetation,
(ii)  the prevention or mitigation of soil erosion,
(iii)  the regeneration or planting of trees or pasture, or
(b)  to enable Local Land Services to exercise any of its other functions in relation to the reserve.
(3)  Local Land Services may make an order under subsection (1) (b) or (c) if use of the reserve for the purposes of the activity concerned or as authorised by the permit could result in—
(a)  damage to the reserve or part of the reserve or to any structure or other thing located on the reserve or part of the reserve, or
(b)  nuisance or annoyance to any members of the public.
(4)  A closure order prevails to the extent of any inconsistency over a control order, biosecurity direction, permit or biosecurity zone regulation under the Biosecurity Act 2015.
71   Notice of closure
(1)  Local Land Services must publish or notify the making of a closure order in a manner that Local Land Services is satisfied is likely to bring the notice to the attention of members of the public in the region or regions in which the controlled travelling stock reserve (or part reserve) is located.
(2)  A closure order takes effect on the day on which it is so published or notified or, if a later day is specified in the order, on that later day.
(3)  A closure order (unless sooner repealed or amended) remains in force for the period specified in the order.
Division 5 Use of travelling stock reserves and public roads
72   Unauthorised uses of travelling stock reserves
A person must not, without lawful authority—
(a)  enter or remain on a travelling stock reserve, or
(b)  occupy or make use of any travelling stock reserve for any purpose, or
(c)  engage in any activity that damages, or is likely to damage, a travelling stock reserve.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.
73   Unauthorised use of public roads
(1)  A person who owns or has charge of stock must ensure that the stock do not walk or graze on a public road.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.
(2)  A person is not guilty of an offence under this section if the stock are being walked or grazed under the authority of an order, biosecurity direction, permit or biosecurity zone regulation under the Biosecurity Act 2015 or in any other circumstances prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this subsection.
74   Authorised use of travelling stock reserves for recreational activities
(1)  A person is authorised to use a travelling stock reserve (whether controlled or managed) or part of any such reserve on any day between sunrise and sunset for any recreational activity prescribed by the regulations, subject to this Act and any conditions prescribed by the regulations.
(2)  The Crown is to indemnify Local Land Services in respect of—
(a)  the death of or injury to any person, or
(b)  damage to, or the destruction of, property other than that of Local Land Services,
arising out of the use of a travelling stock reserve for the purpose of a recreational activity in accordance with this section.
(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply to the death of or personal injury to the following persons if the death or injury arises in connection with the exercise by Local Land Services of its functions—
(a)  a member of the Board,
(b)  a member of a local board,
(c)  a member of staff of Local Land Services.
75   Certain occupiers of land to have a right of access over travelling stock reserves
(1)  An occupier of land is entitled to a right of way over a travelling stock reserve (whether controlled or managed) to and from the road nearest to the land if no other access to and from the land by means of an established road or track is available.
(2)  A right of way is subject to such conditions as to its exercise (including any conditions as to its position, construction or improvement) as may be imposed by Local Land Services in a particular case.
(3)  Local Land Services is to give notice to the occupier of land of any condition imposed by it on a right of way of the occupier.
(4)  The occupier may, with the approval of Local Land Services, and must if directed to do so by Local Land Services by notice in writing, construct or make improvements to the occupier’s right of way over the reserve.
(5)  Any construction or improvements are to be made at the expense of the occupier.
76   Appeal about right of way conditions
(1)  An occupier of land may appeal to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal against a decision of Local Land Services to impose a condition or direct the making of any improvement under section 75.
Note.
 An appeal to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal under this section is an external appeal to the Tribunal for the purposes of the Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2013. A decision of the Tribunal on such an external appeal may be appealed to the Land and Environment Court under Schedule 1 to that Act.
(2)  The appeal must be made within 28 days of receipt of notice of the decision or direction.
(3)  On hearing the appeal, the Tribunal may—
(a)  revoke the decision or direction, or
(b)  confirm the decision or direction.
(4)    (Repealed)
77   Reserve use permit
(1)  Local Land Services may issue a permit (a reserve use permit) authorising a person or group of persons to engage in any activity in, or to occupy or make use of, a travelling stock reserve in a region for the purpose of establishing and maintaining an apiary or for any other purpose.
(2)  A reserve use permit must specify the days, or times of day, or both, that the activity, or occupation or use, is authorised.
(3)  Despite subsection (1), a reserve use permit cannot be issued to authorise engagement in any activity prohibited by this Act or to authorise occupation or use of a travelling stock reserve—
(a)  by travelling stock or for any stock for grazing purposes, or
(b)  for any recreational activity prescribed by the regulations under section 74, or
(c)  for any purpose prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this section.
(4)  A reserve use permit is to be in the approved form.
78   Stock permits authorising certain uses of travelling stock reserves and public roads
(1)  An authorised officer of Local Land Services may issue a permit (a stock permit) to any person authorising the person to do anything (or omit to do anything) on or in relation to any public road or travelling stock reserve (whether controlled or managed) specified in the permit in respect of stock owned or in the charge of the person and that would otherwise contravene a provision of this Division.
(2)  Without limiting subsection (1), an authorised officer may issue a stock permit authorising a person to do any one or more of the following—
(a)  enter a controlled travelling stock reserve with stock,
(b)  remain on a controlled travelling stock reserve with stock,
(c)  walk stock on a public road or travelling stock reserve,
(d)  graze stock on a public road or controlled travelling stock reserve.
(3)  A stock permit cannot be issued authorising a person to graze stock (other than travelling stock) on a public road without the concurrence of—
(a)  in the case of a public road that is not a Crown road—the local authority in which the road is vested, or
(b)  in the case of a Crown road—the Minister administering the Crown Land Management Act 2016.
Note.
 Under section 40 of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 the concurrence of the Minister is required before the issue of a permit to graze over a travelling stock reserve within the boundaries of a national park or historic site.
(4)  A stock permit is to be in the approved form.
(5)  Nothing in this section authorises or permits an authorised officer to issue a stock permit authorising a person to do (or omit to do) anything on or in relation to a freeway or tollway within the meaning of the Roads Act 1993.
79   Applications for stock permits and reserve use permits
(1)  An application for a permit is to be made to Local Land Services in the manner prescribed by the regulations.
(2)  A permit must not be issued unless—
(a)  in relation to a reserve use permit (as referred to in section 77 (1))—the fee (if any) determined by Local Land Services has been paid or arrangements have been made for payment of the fee after issue of the permit, or
(b)  in relation to a stock permit that solely authorises a person to walk stock on a public road or travelling stock reserve (as referred to in section 78 (2) (c))—the fee (if any) determined by Local Land Services has been paid or arrangements have been made for payment of the fee after issue of the permit, or
(c)  in relation to a stock permit that solely authorises a person to graze stock on a public road (as referred to in section 78 (2) (d))—the fee (if any) prescribed by the regulations in respect of the permit, or such lesser amount as may be determined by Local Land Services in accordance with subsection (3), has been paid or arrangements have been made for payment of the fee or the lesser amount after issue of the permit, or
(d)  in relation to a stock permit that solely authorises a person to graze stock on a controlled travelling stock reserve (as referred to in section 78 (2) (d))—the following fee (if any) or amount has been paid or arrangements have been made for payment of the fee or amount after issue of the permit—
(i)  the fee determined by an auction, public tender or other means approved by Local Land Services for the permit,
(ii)  the fee (if any) prescribed by the regulations in respect of the permit, or such lesser amount as may be determined by Local Land Services in accordance with subsection (3), or
(e)  in relation to any other stock permit—the fee (if any) prescribed by the regulations in respect of the permit, or such lesser amount as may be determined by Local Land Services in accordance with subsection (3), has been paid or arrangements have been made for payment of the fee or the lesser amount after issue of the permit.
(3)  For the purposes of subsection (2), any lesser amount determined by Local Land Services must be determined by reference to—
(a)  a class of persons, public roads, travelling stock reserves or activities, or
(b)  situations that come within circumstances described in the determination.
(4)  Local Land Services must display in a conspicuous place in its office the fees prescribed by the regulations or determined by Local Land Services as payable for applications for permits.
(5)  An application under this section is taken (for the purposes only of any appeal) to have been refused if it has not been determined within the period of 14 days after the making of the application.
(6)  If Local Land Services has determined that the fee for a stock permit that solely authorises a person to graze stock on a controlled travelling stock reserve is to be determined by an auction, public tender or other means approved by Local Land Services (as referred to in subsection (2) (d) (i)) and such an auction, public tender or determination by other means occurs, Local Land Services may not accept the fee or lesser amount (as referred to in subsection (2) (d) (ii)) for the permit.
80   Duration of stock permits and reserve use permits
A permit, unless sooner cancelled or suspended, remains in force for the period specified in the permit.
81   Cancellation or suspension of stock permits and reserve use permits
(1)  A permit may be cancelled or suspended by Local Land Services at any time by notice in writing given to the permit holder.
(2)  The notice is to state the grounds for cancellation or suspension of the permit.
(3)  Without limiting the grounds on which Local Land Services may cancel or suspend a permit, Local Land Services may suspend or cancel a permit on any of the following grounds—
(a)  the holder of the permit has been convicted of an offence against this Act or the regulations,
(b)  the holder of the permit has contravened a condition to which the permit is subject,
(c)  cancellation or suspension is necessary for the protection of any stock or of a public road or travelling stock reserve.
82   Classes of stock permits and reserve use permits
(1)  The regulations may prescribe different classes of permits and describe the authority conferred on a person by issue of a particular class of permit.
(2)  The regulations may prescribe the conditions to which a class of permit is subject.
83   Conditions of stock permits and reserve use permits
(1)  A permit is subject to such conditions as are prescribed by the regulations or specified in the permit.
(2)  Local Land Services may by notice in writing to the holder of a permit—
(a)  revoke or vary any conditions attached to the permit that it has specified, or
(b)  attach new conditions to the permit.
(3)  A holder of a permit who contravenes any condition of the permit is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
84   Movement and grazing of stock authorised by stock permits must comply with Act and regulations
The holder of a stock permit must ensure that stock that the holder owns or of which the holder has charge are not moved over, or grazed on, a public road or travelling stock reserve in contravention of any provision of this Act or the regulations.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note.
 See also section 191 (Court may order payment of additional penalty in certain cases).
85   Stock permits controlled for adjoining regions
If a boundary of 2 regions is a public road or a travelling stock reserve, and the walking or grazing of stock on the road or reserve is authorised for one of the regions, the walking or grazing of stock is taken to be authorised for so much of the other region as comprises the road or reserve.
86   Appeals concerning the issue, cancellation or suspension of permits
(1)  An applicant for a permit may appeal to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal against a decision of Local Land Services to refuse to issue a permit.
Note.
 An appeal to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal under this section is an external appeal to the Tribunal for the purposes of the Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2013. A decision of the Tribunal on such an external appeal may be appealed to the Land and Environment Court under Schedule 1 to that Act.
(2)  The holder of a permit may appeal to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal against a decision of Local Land Services to cancel or suspend the permit.
(3)  The appeal must be made within 28 days of the refusal or receipt of the notice of cancellation or suspension.
(4)  A decision of Local Land Services to refuse to issue a permit or to cancel or suspend a permit is effective and operates (subject to any final determination on appeal) from the date of the decision.
(5)  On hearing the appeal, the Civil and Administrative Tribunal may—
(a)  revoke the decision to refuse to issue the permit and issue the permit (whether or not subject to conditions), or
(b)  confirm the decision to refuse to issue the permit, or
(c)  revoke the decision to cancel or suspend the permit, or
(d)  confirm the decision to cancel or suspend the permit.
(6)    (Repealed)
87   Compensation
If the Civil and Administrative Tribunal revokes the decision of Local Land Services to cancel or suspend a permit, the Tribunal may, on application of the holder of the permit, order Local Land Services to pay compensation to the holder for any loss arising out of the cancellation or suspension.
Note.
 A party to proceedings before the Tribunal under this section may appeal to the Land and Environment Court under Schedule 1 to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2013.
Division 6 Fencing of boundaries of controlled travelling stock reserves
88   Definitions
In this Division—
fencing notice means a notice given under section 91.
fencing work means the erection, replacement, repair, alteration or maintenance of a fence.
89   Application of Division
This Division does not apply to the following—
(a)  the holder of a yearly lease,
(b)  a lessee under a lease from the Crown (other than a yearly lease) if the lease has at the relevant date less than 5 years to run,
(c)  a licensee under a licence from the Crown.
90   Exclusion of Dividing Fences Act 1991
The Dividing Fences Act 1991 does not apply to or in respect of so much of any controlled travelling stock reserve that adjoins land owned by a person other than Local Land Services or that is separated from a controlled travelling stock reserve only by a road or watercourse.
91   Owner of land adjoining travelling stock reserve may be required to carry out fencing work
(1)  Local Land Services may, by notice in writing given to the owner of any land adjoining a controlled travelling stock reserve, or separated from such a reserve only by a road or watercourse, require the owner to carry out fencing work on the common boundary of the land and the reserve or of the land and the road or watercourse by the date specified in the notice.
Note.
 Section 210 (Service of documents) sets out various ways in which a fencing notice may be given.
(2)  A fencing notice may be given only if Local Land Services considers it is necessary for the fencing work to be carried out for the proper protection or improvement of the controlled travelling stock reserve.
(3)  The fencing notice may specify the standard that the fencing work is required to meet.
(4)  The owner to whom a fencing notice is given must comply with the notice.
(5)  Local Land Services may carry out the fencing work required by the fencing notice if the owner fails to comply with the notice.
92   Fencing notice to specify contributions payable
(1)  A fencing notice is to specify whether the owner of the land is to bear the whole or a specified portion of the cost of the fencing work required by the notice and the contribution payable by Local Land Services.
(2)  An owner must not be required to bear more than half the cost of the fencing work except with the concurrence of Local Land Services.
93   Costs of fencing work
An owner of land who carries out fencing work required by a fencing notice is entitled to recover from Local Land Services the contribution of Local Land Services to the cost of the fencing work.
94   Compliance notice—fencing
(1)  If Local Land Services carries out fencing work required by a fencing notice because the owner to whom a fencing notice was given fails to comply with the notice, it may, by notice in writing given to the owner, require the owner to pay to it—
(a)  a contribution not exceeding half the cost of the fencing work carried out by Local Land Services, or
(b)  if the fencing notice specifies that the owner is liable for a greater portion of the cost of the fencing work, a contribution equivalent to that portion of the cost.
(2)  The notice under subsection (1) is to specify the period within which the contribution or amount is payable.
Note.
 See Schedule 3 regarding charges on land for unpaid amounts and Division 1 of Part 12 and Schedule 5 regarding recovery of unpaid contributions.
95   Application to Civil and Administrative Tribunal
(1)  If the owner of land to whom a fencing notice has been given and Local Land Services are in dispute with respect to fencing work required by the notice, either of them may apply to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal to determine the matter.
(2)  On receiving an application under this section, the Tribunal must hear and determine the application.
96   (Repealed)
97   Civil and Administrative Tribunal may allow time for payment
(1)  In proceedings under this Division before the Civil and Administrative Tribunal for the determination of any contribution, or amount of money, the Tribunal may allow time for payment of the money concerned.
(2)  The Tribunal may—
(a)  determine that the money be paid in instalments, and
(b)  fix the amounts of the instalments and the dates by which they are payable, and
(c)  order interest at a rate not exceeding that prescribed by the regulations to be paid on that money.
(3)  If the Tribunal exercises the power conferred by subsection (2), the money concerned becomes payable by instalments, on the dates together with interest as fixed under that subsection.
98   (Repealed)
99   Powers of Local Land Services with respect to fences
(1)  Local Land Services may refer to the Secretary any question as to—
(a)  any matter requiring Local Land Services’ approval or concurrence under this Division, or
(b)  any other matter that Local Land Services considers necessary or appropriate to be inquired into for the purposes of this Division.
(2)  On receiving a reference, the Secretary must—
(a)  inquire into the question referred, and
(b)  as soon as practicable after the inquiry is completed—report his or her findings to Local Land Services in writing.
Division 7 Miscellaneous
100   Local Land Services not liable for use of pesticides or chemicals on reserves
(1)  Local Land Services is not liable to pay damages in respect of any pesticide or chemical related injury attributable to the application by Local Land Services of a pesticide or chemical to a controlled travelling stock reserve if Local Land Services has given notice in accordance with the regulations that the pesticide or chemical was about to be applied or had been applied to the reserve.
(2)  This section has effect in relation to a controlled travelling stock reserve (or part of such a reserve) to which a pesticide or chemical has been applied whether or not an appropriate permit is in force that authorises its holder to use the reserve (or part of the reserve) for a particular purpose.
(3)  In this section—
pesticide or chemical related injury means death of, or injury or illness suffered by, a person, or deaths of, or injuries or diseases suffered by, stock or bees, that are attributable to the application of a pesticide or chemical.
101   Local Land Services not liable for injury attributable to diseased travelling stock
(1)  Local Land Services is not liable to pay damages in respect of any disease related injury that is attributable to diseased travelling stock that have been walked or grazed on a travelling stock reserve or public road if Local Land Services has given notice in accordance with the regulations that the stock have been walked over or grazed on the reserve.
(2)  This section has effect in relation to a travelling stock reserve (or part of such a reserve) or public road on which diseased stock have been walked or grazed, whether or not an appropriate permit is in force that authorises the holder to use the reserve (or part of the reserve) or public road for the purpose of walking or grazing stock.
(3)  In this section—
disease related injury means death of, or injury or illness suffered by, a person, or deaths of, or injuries or diseases suffered by, stock or bees, that are attributable to diseased stock.
102   When may Local Land Services impound bees or beehives placed or kept on a controlled travelling stock reserve?
(1)  Local Land Services may impound any bees or beehives placed, or being kept, on a controlled travelling stock reserve if the bees or beehives have been placed, or are being kept, otherwise than in accordance with a reserve use permit issued by Local Land Services.
(2)  The bees or beehives are to be impounded in such manner as may be prescribed by the regulations.
(3)  Local Land Services may decline to release any bees or beehives impounded by it to a person who claims to own them unless the person pays to Local Land Services the impounding fee prescribed by the regulations.
(4)  Nothing in this section limits or affects any power with respect to bees or beehives conferred on an authorised officer by the Biosecurity Act 2015.
103   Orders for mustering of stock
(1)  The person in charge of any stock that are on any part of a public road or a travelling stock reserve must, if requested to do so by a prescribed officer—
(a)  muster the stock at a specified place in the vicinity of that part of the road or reserve, and
(b)  allow the prescribed officer to inspect the stock, and
(c)  assist in counting the stock, and
(d)  provide the prescribed officer with such other assistance as the prescribed officer may reasonably require, and
(e)  except as provided by subsection (2), produce for inspection by the prescribed officer an appropriate permit in respect of the stock.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
(2)  The person in charge of stock is not required to produce an appropriate permit for inspection if the person claims that the stock are being conveyed under the authority of an order, biosecurity direction, permit or biosecurity zone regulation under the Biosecurity Act 2015.
(3)  A person in charge of stock who claims that stock are being conveyed as referred to in subsection (2) must, if requested to do so by the prescribed officer, produce that order or permit for inspection by the officer within 48 hours after the request is made.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
(4)  In this section, prescribed officer means any of the following—
(a)  an authorised officer,
(b)  a police officer,
(c)  an authorised officer under the Biosecurity Act 2015,
(d)  any other person prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this paragraph.
104   Power of Local Land Services to recover compensation in respect of damage caused to or on controlled travelling stock reserve
(1)  Local Land Services may recover from a person who—
(a)  damages a controlled travelling stock reserve, or
(b)  damages or destroys any structure or work located on a controlled travelling stock reserve,
an amount equal to its expenses in rectifying the damage or replacing the destroyed structure or work.
(2)  This section has effect irrespective of whether the damage or destruction was perpetrated without intention, recklessness or negligence.
(3)  The recovery from a person of an amount under this section does not affect the liability of the person to be dealt with for an offence by or under this Act or under any other law arising out of the same matter.
105   Exemption power—Local Land Services
(1)  Local Land Services may exempt a person or a class of persons in writing from the operation of this Part or a specified provision of this Part.
(2)  The exemption may be limited in duration or may be subject to such factors or circumstances as may be specified in the exemption.
(3)  Local Land Services may cancel the exemption in writing at any time.
(4)  Local Land Services is to give notice in accordance with the regulations of any exemption given (or of any cancellation of an exemption made) under this section.