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Marine Parks Act 2007.

Country/Territory
Australia
Territorial subdivision
South Australia
Document type
Legislation
Date
2007 (2015)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for a system of marine parks for the State; and for other purposes.
Subject
Sea, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Marine protected areas Protected area Institution Zoning Protection of habitats Management/conservation Authorization/permit Enforcement/compliance Special fund Biodiversity Cultural heritage Indigenous peoples
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Indian Ocean, Oceania, South Pacific
Entry into force notes
Commencement: 22.5.2008 (Gazette 22.5.2008 p1718) except ss 10—21, 32—63 & Sch 1—6.11.2008 (Gazette 6.11.2008 p5055)
Abstract

This Act, consisting of 63 sections divided into ten Parts, provides for the establishment of marine parks with the objects to protect and conserve marine biological diversity and marine habitats by declaring and providing for the management of a comprehensive, adequate and representative system of marine parks; and to assist in the maintenance of ecological processes in the marine environment, the adaptation to the impacts of climate change in the marine environment, protecting and conserving features of natural or cultural heritage significance, allowing ecologically sustainable development and use of marine environments, and in providing opportunities for public appreciation, education, understanding and enjoyment of marine environments.

Full text
English
Website
www.legislation.sa.gov.au

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Marine Parks Regulations 2008.

Legislation | Australia | 2008

Keyword: Marine protected areas, Protected area, Institution, Zoning, Protection of habitats, Management/conservation, Authorization/permit, Enforcement/compliance, Special fund, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Parks (Zoning) Regulations 2012.

Legislation | Australia | 2012

Keyword: Marine protected areas, Protected area, Zoning, Protection of habitats, Management/conservation, Offences/penalties, Indigenous peoples

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Parks (Statutory Authorisation Compensation) Regulations 2015.

Legislation | Australia | 2015

Keyword: Marine protected areas, Protected area, Management/conservation, Authorization/permit, Liability/compensation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Parks Regulations 2008.

Legislation | Australia | 2008 (2018)

Keyword: Marine protected areas, Protected area, Institution, Zoning, Protection of habitats, Management/conservation, Authorization/permit, Enforcement/compliance, Special fund, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Landscape South Australia Act 2019.

Legislation | Australia | 2019 (2020)

Keyword: Governance, Special fund, Framework law, Ecosystem preservation, Policy/planning, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Basin/catchment/watershed, Contract/agreement, Business/industry/corporations, Basic legislation, Soil pollution/quality, Soil rehabilitation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Allocation/quota, Authorization/permit, Well sinking/boreholes, Climate change, Enforcement/compliance, Concession, Court/tribunal, Traditional rights/customary rights, Environmental fees/charges, Freshwater resources management, Groundwater, Integrated management, Irrigation, Liability/compensation, Monitoring, Offences/penalties, Priorities, Protected area, Protection of environment, Right to water, River basin institution, Surface water, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Tax/levy, Use restrictions, Water abstraction, Water charges, Water rights, Waterworks, Human rights, Inland waters, Certification, Internal trade, Plant protection, Protection of species, Quarantine, Biodiversity, Wild fauna, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX