This Act provides for the conservation of Queensland’s cultural heritage, it consists of 15 Parts divided into 198 sections. The purposes of the Act are set in Part 1, Part 2 concerns the Queensland Heritage Council, which is a body corporate and does not represent the State. The Act regulates the operation of the Council. Part 3 is dedicated to the heritage register and its maintenance, Part 4 to the registration of places and Part 5 to the registration of archaeological places in Queensland heritage register. Part 6 covers development in Queensland heritage places and Part 7 heritage agreements and their registration on the land register. Parts 8 provides for interim protection orders and notices about maintaining State heritage places, Part 9 for discovery and protection of archaeological artefacts, Part 10 for matters regarding protected areas and Part 11 for places of cultural heritage significance in local government. Part 12 to 15 concern enforcement,appeals, restoration orders and legal proceedings, etc.
Implemented by: Queensland Heritage Regulation, 2003. (2014-07-01)
Implemented by: Queensland Heritage Regulation 2015. (2017-06-30)
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Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel
Government of Queensland (Australia)
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