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TERRITORY PARKS AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION ACT - SECT 51

Conservation officer may enter and do work

    (1)     A conservation officer may, with the assistance the Director considers appropriate, enter a feral animal control area at any time and do anything necessary or expedient for the investigation, control or eradication of a feral animal in the area.

    (2)     If the conservation officer or a person assisting the conservation officer, in doing a thing for the investigation, control or eradication of a feral animal in pursuance of subsection (1), causes damage to the land, crops, buildings, fences or other improvements on the land, the owner or occupier of the land is entitled to be compensated for that damage unless:

        (a)     the damage was caused without negligence on the part of the conservation officer or person; and

        (b)     the owner or occupier was required by a notice under section 49 to undertake measures for the control or eradication of the feral animal and has failed to do so.



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