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CONSERVATION AND LAND MANAGEMENT ACT 1984 - SECT 6

6 .         Categories of land, defined

        (1)         State forest comprises all lands that —

            (a)         immediately before the commencement of this Act were dedicated as a State forest under section 20 of the Forests Act 1918 3 ; or

            (b)         after such commencement —

                  (i)         are reserved under section 8; or

                  (ii)         are acquired and set apart under section 15, for the purpose of a State forest;

                or

            (c)         under any other Act become reserved for the purpose of a State forest.

        (2)         Timber reserves comprise all lands that —

            (a)         immediately before the commencement of this Act were timber reserves under section 25 of the Forests Act 1918  3 ; or

            (b)         after such commencement —

                  (i)         are reserved under section 10; or

                  (ii)         are acquired and set apart under section 15,

                for the purpose of a timber reserve; or

            (c)         under any other Act become reserved for the purpose of a timber reserve.

        (3)         National parks, for the purposes of this Act, comprise all lands that —

            (a)         by section 7(3) are vested in the Commission; or

            (ba)         are lands referred to in paragraph (a) that become vested in the Commission jointly with an Aboriginal body corporate under section 8AA(5); or

            (b)         after the commencement of this Act are reserved under Part III of the Land Act 1933  2 , or Part 4 of the Land Administration Act 1997 , for the purpose of a national park and vested in the Commission by section 7(2) or 8AA(8), or in the Commission jointly with an Aboriginal body corporate under section 8AA(4) or (5); or

            (c)         under any other Act become reserved for the purpose of a national park and vested in the Commission, either solely or jointly with an Aboriginal body corporate.

        (4)         Conservation parks, for the purposes of this Act, comprise all lands that —

            (a)         are reserved under the Land Act 1933  2 Part III, or the Land Administration Act 1997 Part 4, for the purpose of a conservation park and vested in the Commission under section 7(2a) or 8AA(8), or in the Commission jointly with an Aboriginal body corporate under section 8AA(4) or (5); or

            (b)         under any other Act become reserved for the purpose of a conservation park and vested in the Commission, either solely or jointly with an Aboriginal body corporate.

        (5)         Nature reserves, for the purposes of this Act, comprise all lands that —

            (a)         by section 7(4), are vested in the Commission, either solely or jointly with some other body or bodies; or

            (b)         after the commencement of this Act are reserved under Part III of the Land Act 1933  2 , or Part 4 of the Land Administration Act 1997 , for the conservation of flora or fauna, or both flora and fauna, and vested in the Commission by section 7(2) or 8AA(8), or in the Commission jointly with an Aboriginal body corporate under section 8AA(4) or (5); or

            (c)         under any other Act become reserved for the conservation of flora or fauna, or both flora and fauna, and vested in the Commission, either solely or jointly with an Aboriginal body corporate.

        (6)         Marine nature reserves, marine parks and marine management areas respectively comprise —

            (a)         all waters that are reserved under section 13 as a marine nature reserve, a marine park or a marine management area; and

            (b)         all land reserved under Part III of the Land Act 1933   2 , or Part 4 of the Land Administration Act 1997 , for the purpose of a marine nature reserve, a marine park or a marine management area; and

            (c)         all land and waters that under any other Act become reserved for the purpose of a marine nature reserve, a marine park or a marine management area,

                and include —

            (d)         the airspace above such waters or land; and

            (e)         in the case of waters, the sea-bed or other land beneath such waters and the subsoil below that sea-bed or other land to a depth of 200 m; and

            (f)         in the case of land other than waters, the subsoil below such land to a depth of 200 m.

        [Section 6 inserted by No. 20 of 1991 s. 6; amended by No. 5 of 1997  4 s. 7; No. 31 of 1997 s. 15(2) and (3); No. 35 of 2000 s. 50; No. 28 of 2015 s. 8 and 69.]



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