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SOIL CONSERVATION ACT 1938

- As at 27 June 2017
- Act 10 of 1938

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Act and commencement
   2.      (Repealed)
   3.      Definitions

   PART 2 - APPOINTMENT AND FUNCTIONS OF COMMISSIONER

   4.      Soil Conservation Commissioner
   4A.     Deputy Commissioners
   4B.     Commissioner to be corporation sole for certain purposes
   4C.     Powers, authorities, duties and functions of Commissioner
   5.      Staff of Commissioner
   6.      Experimental and research work
   7.      Power of Minister to direct special investigations
   8.      Power of Minister to direct or authorise the making of surveys etc
   9.      (Repealed)
   10.     Projects
   11.     Agreements relative to projects
   12.     Advances and payments
   13.     Carrying out of works by Government departments and statutory bodies
   14.     Carrying out of works by Minister or Commissioner
   14A.    Minister may let machinery etc
   15.     Power of entry

   PART 2A - SOIL CONSERVATION NOTICES

   15A.    Issue of notices
   15B.    Objections
   15C.    Appeals
   15D.    Compliance with notices
   15E.    Prosecution
   15F.    Commissioner may carry out work
   15G.    Civil actions
   15H.    Leases under the Western Lands Act

   PART 3 - AREAS OF EROSION HAZARD

   16.     Snowy River catchment to be an area of erosion hazard
   17.     Areas of erosion hazard
   18.     Direction to carry out works or measures
   18A.    (Repealed)
   18B.    Powers of Commissioner etc

   PART 4 - PROCLAIMED WORKS AND CATCHMENT AREAS

           Division 1 - Declaration of proclaimed works and constitution of catchment areas

   19.     Proclaimed works
   20.     Catchment area
   21.     Certain proclaimed works

           Division 2 - (Repealed)
           None

           Division 3 - Protection of catchment areas and proclaimed works

   22.     Preservation of proclaimed works

   PART 4A - ADVANCES FOR WORKS OF SOIL CONSERVATION, EROSION MITIGATION AND FARM WATER SUPPLY AND CONSERVATION

   22A.    Definition
   22B.    Application for an advance
   22C.    Minister may grant or refuse application
   22D.    Authority to make advances
   22E.    Conditions precedent to advances
   22F.    Provision of money to meet costs and expenses
   22G.    Payment of advances
   22H.    Minister may carry out work where advance is made
   22HA.   Determination of amount of advance
   22I.    Advances when machinery let etc
   22J.    Joint works
   22K.    Repayment of advance secured by deed of charge
   22L.    Minister may carry out work where advance is not made
   22M.    Minister may carry out investigations, prepare estimates etc
   22N.    Entry on land and use of materials
   22O.    Offences
   22P.    Obligations of lessees

   PART 5 - GENERAL

           23-23C. (Repealed)
   24.     Acquisition of land
   25.     Leases
   25A.    Sale of land not required for purposes of Act
   25B.    Easements etc
   25C.    Powers of Corporation with respect to land and contracts
   26.     Vesting of works in statutory body
   26A.    Temporary accommodation
   26B.    Other financial accommodation
   26C.    Purposes for which money may be borrowed
   26D.    Corporation Account
   27.     Interference with or damage to works etc
   28.     Alteration of covenants etc of certain leases
   29.     Penalties
   30.     Information
   30A.    Delegation
   31.     Protection of Minister, Commissioner and officers etc
   31A.    Act binds Crown
   32.     (Repealed)
   32A.    Savings, transitional and other provisions

   PART 6 - REGULATIONS

   33.     (Repealed)
   34.     Regulations
   35.     Penalty for breach of regulations
   36.     (Repealed)

   PART 7 - (Repealed)
   None
           SCHEDULE 1
           Second, Third Schedules - (Repealed)
           SCHEDULE 4
           SCHEDULE 5
           Schedule 6 (Repealed)


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