(1) As soon as practicable after a joint management park or reserve has been declared under section 12 or redeclared under section 24, the joint management partners must agree on and together prepare a draft joint management plan for the park or reserve.
(2) After preparing the draft plan, the joint management partners must publish a notice in the Gazette :
(a) stating that the draft plan has been prepared;
(b) inviting interested persons to make submissions about the draft plan on or before the specified date, which must be at least one month after the date on which the notice is published;
(c) stating where a copy of the draft plan may be inspected or purchased; and
(d) stating where submissions about the plan may be forwarded.
(3) The joint management partners must consider all submissions received in accordance with the invitation and, as a result, may modify the draft plan as they consider appropriate.
(4) After complying with subsection (3), the joint management partners must forward the draft plan to the Minister.