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NATURE CONSERVATION ACT 2014 - SECT 174

Management of reserve assigned to IUCN category if no reserve management plan

    (1)     This section applies if—

        (a)     there is no reserve management plan in force for a reserve; but

        (b)     the reserve, or a zone of the reserve, has been assigned by the conservator to an IUCN category.

    (2)     If the reserve has been assigned to an IUCN category, the custodian of the reserve must manage the reserve in accordance with the IUCN reserve management objectives for the IUCN category to which the reserve is assigned.

    (3)     If a zone of the reserve has been assigned to an IUCN category, the custodian of the zone must manage the zone in accordance with the IUCN reserve management objectives for the IUCN category to which the zone is assigned.

Note     The land must also be managed in accordance with the management objectives for the land and any management plan for the land (see  Planning Act 2023

, s 386).

Note     Under the Planning Act 2023

, s 386 (b), each area of public land identified in the territory plan

must be managed in accordance with the public land management plan for the area. If the area is a reserve, the public land management plan is a reserve management plan for the area under this part (see Planning Act 2023

, s 388 (1), def "public land management plan", par (a)).



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