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TERRITORY PARKS AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION ACT - SECT 25AC

Principles of joint management

The objective is to be achieved by managing the park or reserve in accordance with the following principles:

        (a)     recognising, valuing and incorporating Aboriginal culture, knowledge and decision making processes;

        (b)     utilising the combined land management skills and expertise of both joint management partners;

        (c)     recognising and addressing the need for institutional support and capacity building of the joint management partners;

        (d)     recognising that community living areas in or in close proximity to parks and reserves are an integral part of the natural and cultural resource management of parks and reserves;

        (e)     involving continuing statutory responsibilities and functions of the Minister with respect to parks and reserves;

        (f)     managing parks and reserves may include cooperative management agreements for areas of land outside parks and reserves;

        (g)     establishing a process for the consideration of applications for mining and petroleum.



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