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Nature Conservation Act 1992 - SECT 42AL

42AL Amalgamation etc. of protected areas that are indigenous joint management areas 42AL Amalgamation etc. of protected areas that are indigenous joint management areas
(1) This section applies only to protected areas that are indigenous joint management areas.
(2) The Governor in Council may, by regulation—
(a) amalgamate protected areas of the same class, and assign a name to the amalgamated area; or
(b) change the class of a protected area by dedicating the area as another class of protected area; or
(c) change the boundaries of a protected area.
(3) If, because of the change in the class of a protected area, the area will be given less protection under this Act, the regulation may be made—
(a) only with the consent of the indigenous landholder for the land; and
(b) only if the Legislative Assembly has, on a motion of which at least 28 days notice has been given, passed a resolution requesting the Governor in Council to make the revocation.
(4) If, because of the change in the boundaries of a protected area, land will be removed from the area (other than for the purpose of dedicating the removed land as land with the same or a higher level of protection under this Act), the regulation may be made only if—
(a) the land to be removed has been surrendered to the State; and
(b) the Legislative Assembly has, on a motion of which at least 28 days notice has been given, passed a resolution requesting the Governor in Council to make the revocation.
(5) This section applies despite section 42AK.


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