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Nature Conservation Act 1992 - SECT 27

27 Prohibition on mining, geothermal activities and GHG storage activities 27 Prohibition on mining, geothermal activities and GHG storage activities
(1) A mining interest, geothermal tenure or GHG authority can not be granted in relation to—
(a) a national park (scientific); or
(b) a national park; or
(c) a national park (Aboriginal land); or
(d) a national park (Torres Strait Islander land); or
(e) a national park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal land); or
(f) a conservation park.
(2) However, subsection (1) does not apply if—
(a) the mining interest is—
(i) an authorised activity for a survey licence under the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004 (the PG Act), section 394 other than in relation to a petroleum facility under that Act; or
(ii) an authorised activity for a pipeline licence under the PG Act; and
(b) an authority under section 34, 35, 42AD or 42AE has been granted, made, issued or given for the licence.
(3) In this section—
mining interest means any activity authorised under—
(a) the Mineral Resources Act 1989; or
(b) the Petroleum Act 1923; or
(c) the PG Act.


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