This Act, consisting of 52 sections divided into eleven Parts and completd by five Schedules, provides for the to establishment of an appropriate system of land tenure for the Western Division, for the establishment of a formal access network, by means of roads and rights of way, in the Western Division, for the definition of the rights and responsibilities of lessees and other persons with respect to the use of land in the Western Division and aims at ensuring that land in the Western Division is used in accordance with the principles of ecologically sustainable development. The Act provides for the establishment of the Western Lands Advisory Council and regulates its operation. The Act is divided into the following parts: Preliminary; Administration; Conditions of leases; Determination of rentals; Disposal of Crown land available for lease; Surrender of lease; Miscellaneous; Enforcement provisions.
Implemented by: Western Lands Regulation 1997. (2003-09-01)
Amended by: Western Lands Amendment Act 2002. (2009-04-08)
Amended by: Western Lands Amendment Act 2009. (2009-04-08)
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