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NATURE CONSERVATION ACT 2002 - SECT 12

Declaration of private land as reserved land

(1)  If the Governor is of the opinion that any private land should be set aside for a conservation purpose, the Governor, by proclamation, may –
(a) declare that land to be reserved land in one of the following classes:
(i) private sanctuary;
(ii) private nature reserve; and
(b) give a name to that reserved land.
(2)  Any name given to reserved land under subsection (1) is to –
(a) include the name of the class of that reserved land; and
(b) be given on the recommendation of the Minister after consultation with the Nomenclature Board.
(3)  A proclamation under subsection (1) may only be made declaring land to be reserved land in a class if the land satisfies the criteria relating to that class set out in section 16 .
(4)  A proclamation may only be made under subsection (1) if the owner of the land has consented.
(5)  Subject to any proclamation made under section 21 , any area of reserved land in the class of private sanctuary or private nature reserve remains reserved land of that class despite any subsequent disposition of the land or any other dealing in the land.
(6)  A proclamation made under subsection (1) does not have effect until it is registered in accordance with section 22 .



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