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Nature Conservation Act 1992 - SECT 41

41 Dedication of Aboriginal land as national park (Aboriginal land) or Torres Strait Islander land as national park (Torres Strait Islander land) 41 Dedication of Aboriginal land as national park (Aboriginal land) or Torres Strait Islander land as national park (Torres Strait Islander land)
(1) This section applies to Aboriginal land or Torres Strait Islander land that is not a national park or included in a national park.
(2) If the indigenous landholder for the land and the Minister agree on a proposal for the lease of the land, or part of the land, to the State for the purpose of the land being managed as a national park (Aboriginal land) or national park (Torres Strait Islander land)—
(a) the chief executive may prepare a management statement for the land; or
(b) the Minister may prepare a management plan for the land.
(3) Part 7 applies to the management statement or management plan as if it were a management statement or management plan for a protected area.
(4) The management statement or management plan must be prepared in cooperation with the indigenous landholder, and the board of management, for the land.
(5) On—
(a) the signing of the lease; and
(b) the approval of a management statement or management plan for the land;
the Governor in Council must, by regulation, dedicate the land as national park (Aboriginal land) or national park (Torres Strait Islander land).
(6) Despite any other Act, a regulation under this section takes effect on the registration of the lease.


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