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Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 No 63
Current version for 15 November 2019 to date (accessed 25 February 2020 at 12:02)
5.5 Minister and land owners may enter into biodiversity stewardship agreements
(1) The Minister may enter into an agreement relating to land with all the owners of the land for the purpose of establishing a biodiversity stewardship site (a biodiversity stewardship agreement).(2) A biodiversity stewardship agreement may designate any eligible land to which the agreement relates to be a biodiversity stewardship site for the purposes of this Act.(3) The Minister must consult with the Minister for Planning and the Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy before entering into any biodiversity stewardship agreement.