Reserves Act 1977

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Reserves Act 1977
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New Zealand Parliament
An Act to consolidate and amend certain enactments of the Parliament of New Zealand relating to public reserves, to make further provision for their acquisition, control, management, maintenance, preservation (including the protection of the natural environment), development, and use, and to make provision for public access to the coastline and the countryside.
Date of Royal Assent 23 December 1977
Date commenced 1 April 1978
Status: Current legislation

The Reserves Act 1977 is an Act of Parliament passed in New Zealand. It is administered by the Department of Conservation

It contains provisions for the acquisition, control, management, maintenance, development and use of public reserves.[1]

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  1. ^ Smith, Ian (1997). "Key conservation laws". The State of New Zealand's Environment 1997. Rowan Taylor (ed.). Wellington, N.Z: Ministry for the Environment. ISBN 0-478-09000-5. 

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