Conservation Act 1987

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  • This version was republished on 7 July 2022 to correct a typographical error in section 26S(3).
62 Certain land to be managed as if it is stewardship area

(1)

Any land or foreshore that,—

(a)

immediately before the commencement of this Act was State forest land or Crown land; and

(b)

was not then a forest sanctuary, forest park, ecological area, or wilderness area; and

(c)

is land or foreshore that the Minister, and the Minister responsible for a department or agency of State that then had control of it, have agreed should be held for conservation purposes; and

(d)

is identified for the purposes of this section on plans lodged in the office of the Chief Surveyor for the land district in which the land or foreshore is situated (being plans certified as correct for the purposes of this section by that Chief Surveyor),—

shall, until it is declared under section 7(1) to be held for conservation purposes, be deemed to be held under this Act for conservation purposes; but neither it nor any interest in it shall be disposed of.

(2)

Nothing in subsection (1) restricts or prevents the granting under this Act of a concession over any land.

Section 62(1): amended, on 30 July 1988, by section 2(7) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1988 (1988 No 131).

Section 62(2): added, on 30 July 1988, by section 2(8) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1988 (1988 No 131).

Section 62(2): amended, on 1 July 1996, by section 43 of the Conservation Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 1).