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TERRITORY PARKS AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION ACT - SECT 25A

Sanctuaries

    (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.



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