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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972.

Country/Territory
Australia
Territorial subdivision
South Australia
Document type
Legislation
Date
1972 (2023)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for the establishment and management of reserves for public benefit and enjoyment; to provide for the conservation of wildlife in a natural environment; and for other purposes.
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Basic legislation Classification/declassification Ecosystem preservation Endangered species Wild fauna Hunting authorization/permit Hunting rights Hunting/capture Keeping of live animals National parks Offences/penalties Protected area Protection of habitats Special fund Traditional rights/customary rights Zoning Institution Indigenous peoples Protection of species
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Indian Ocean, Oceania, South Pacific
Abstract

This Act, consisting of 81 sections divided into six Parts and completed by 13 Schedules, provides for the establishment and management of national parks and reserves for public benefit and for securing the conservation of wildlife in their natural environment. The Act establishes the South Australia National Parks and Wildlife Council and regulates its operation and also provides for the establishment and organization of advisory and consultative committees and regulates the appointment and powers of wardens (Part 2). The Act provides for the constitution and management of national parks, conservation parks, game reserves, recreation parks, regional reserves, sanctuaries (Part 3) and for the respect of traditional rights on land and natural resources. For the purposes of this Act, the General Reserves Trust Fund is established and regulated (Part 3A). The Act provides for the conservation of native plants (Part 4) and native animals (Part 5), for the farming of protected animals and for hunting and related permits (Part 5A). The Act is completed by the following schedules: National parks; Conservation parks; Game reserves; Recreation parks; Endangered species; Vulnerable species; Rare species; Unprotected species and Species to which Part 5 Division 4A applies.

Full text
English
Website
www6.austlii.edu.au

References - Legislation

Implemented by

National Parks and Wildlife (Protected Animals – Marine Mammals) Regulations 2010.

Legislation | Australia | 2010 (2018)

Keyword: Marine mammals, Management/conservation, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife (Unnamed Conservation Park--Maralinga Tjarutja Lands) Regulations 2004.

Legislation | Australia | 2004

Keyword: National parks, Protected area, Access right, Wild fauna, Forest fires, Research, Authorization/permit, Enforcement/compliance, Management/conservation, Indigenous peoples

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife (Vulkathunha – Gammon Ranges National Park) Regulations 2005.

Legislation | Australia | 2005

Keyword: National parks, Ecosystem preservation, Protected area, Institution, Indigenous peoples

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife (Witjira National Park) Regulations 2007.

Legislation | Australia | 2007

Keyword: National parks, Ecosystem preservation, Protected area, Institution, Indigenous peoples

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife (Wildlife) Regulations 2001.

Legislation | Australia | 2001 (2005)

Keyword: Plant protection, Birds, International trade, Keeping of live animals, Wildlife products, Protection of species, Indigenous peoples, Wild fauna

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife (National Parks) Regulations 2001.

Legislation | Australia | 2001 (2005)

Keyword: National parks, Protected area, Access right, Wild fauna, Forest fires, Research, Authorization/permit, Enforcement/compliance, Management/conservation, Indigenous peoples

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife (Hunting) Regulations 1996.

Legislation | Australia | 1996 (2007)

Keyword: National parks, Protected area, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting authorization/permit fee, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Hunting rights, Hunting/capture, Seasons

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife (Kangaroo Harvesting) Regulations 2003.

Legislation | Australia | 2003 (2003)

Keyword: Hunting gear/hunting methods, Collecting/harvesting, Authorization/permit, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife (Whales and Dolphins) Regulations 2000.

Legislation | Australia | 2000

Keyword: Marine mammals, Protected area, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife (Flinders Ranges National Park) Regulations 2011.

Legislation | Australia | 2011

Keyword: National parks, Ecosystem preservation, Protected area, Institution, Indigenous peoples

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife (Hunting) Regulations 2011.

Legislation | Australia | 2011 (2018)

Keyword: National parks, Protected area, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting authorization/permit fee, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Hunting rights, Hunting/capture, Seasons

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife (Breakaways Conservation Park) Regulations 2013.

Legislation | Australia | 2013

Keyword: National parks, Ecosystem preservation, Protected area, Institution, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Indigenous peoples

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife (Lake Gairdner National Park) Regulations 2013.

Legislation | Australia | 2013

Keyword: National parks, Protected area, Institution, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Inland waters, Indigenous peoples

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife (Ngaut Ngaut Conservation Park) Regulations 2014.

Legislation | Australia | 2014

Keyword: National parks, Protected area, Institution, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Indigenous peoples, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife (Wildlife) Regulations 2016.

Legislation | Australia | 2016 (2018)

Keyword: Plant protection, Birds, International trade, Keeping of live animals, Wildlife products, Protection of species, National parks, Ecosystem preservation, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Authorization/permit, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Ranching/captive breeding, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife (Kangaroo Harvesting) Regulations 2018.

Legislation | Australia | 2018

Keyword: Hunting gear/hunting methods, Collecting/harvesting, Authorization/permit, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife (National Parks) Regulations 2016.

Legislation | Australia | 2016

Keyword: National parks, Protected area, Access right, Wild fauna, Forest fires, Research, Authorization/permit, Enforcement/compliance, Management/conservation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

National Parks and Wildlife (Wombat Burrows) Amendment Act 2023 (No 20 of 2023).

Legislation | Australia | 2023

Keyword: Animal health, Protection of species, Authorization/permit, Protection of habitats, Public health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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