(1) Where, immediately before the commencement of this Act, an area of land was a sanctuary under the Wildlife Conservation and Control Ordinance , that area continues to be a sanctuary, but the declaration by this section may be revoked by action taken under this Act.
(2) Subject to section 14, the Administrator may, by notice in the Gazette , declare:
(a) any area of unoccupied Crown land in the Northern Territory; or
(b) an area of land held in fee simple by the Corporation or in respect of which the Corporation holds a lease,
to be a sanctuary.
(3) The Commission may, after receiving a report from the Place Names Committee, assign a name to a proposed sanctuary.