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LEGISLATION: The National Trust Commission Act, 1972 (Amended K.O-I-C 22/1973)




Acquisition of Property.

42. The provisions of the Acquisition of Property Act, No. 10 of 1961, shall mutatis mutandis apply to any expropriation of property under sections12, 14, 16 and 27 or under any other provision of this Act. (Amended K. O-I-C. 22/1973)


43. After consultation with the Commission, the Minister may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act -

(a) as to the conduct of the business of the Commission;

(b) in consultation with the Minister for Finance, as to the tariff at which travelling and subsistence expenses are to be paid to a member of the Commission;

(c) as to the duties, remuneration, leave and other conditions of service of officers and employees of the Commission;

(d) as to the investigation of charges of misconduct or inefficiency against any person employed by the Commission, and the punishment to be imposed on or other steps to be taken against such person against whom such a charge has been established;

(e) as to the control, management, utilization and disposal of all moneys received by the Commission;

(f) in relation to declared institutions, as to the safety and good custody and preservation of the property of any such institution;

(g) in relation to national parks, nature reserves, national monuments, relics and antiques, as to the protection, preservation, restoration and maintenance of all such places and objects proclaimed under this Act, including the imposition of fees for admission to such places; and

(h) generally, as to all matters for which he deems it necessary or expedient to make regulations in order to carry into effect the principles and purposes hereof. (Amended K. O-I-C. 22/1973.)

Non-application of certain laws to parks, reserves, monuments and relics.

43. bis. The provisions of the Wild Birds Protection Act No. 45 of 1914, the Protection of Freshwater Fish Act No. 75 of 1937, and Game Control Act No. 37 of 1947, the Flora Protection Act No. 45 of 1952, the Game Act No. 51 of 1953 and the Grass Fires Act No. 44 of 1955 shall not apply within the boundaries of anypark, reserve, monument or relic proclaimed under this Act. (Added K. O-I-C. 22/1973.)

Repeal and Saving.

44. The Natural and Historical Monuments Proclamation (Cap. 217) is hereby repealed, but any monument, relic or antique proclaimed under Cap. 217 shall be deemed to have been proclaimed under section 26 of this Act.


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Reference Material

The Environment Management Act, 2002   MS Word 237 Kb

The Flora Protection Act, 2000   MS Word 136 Kb

The Forests Preservation Act No. 14 of 1910   MS Word 24 Kb

The Game (amendment) Act   MS Word 76 Kb

The Game Act   MS Word 81 Kb

The Game Control Act No. 37 of 1947   MS Word 24 Kb

The Grass Fires Act No. 44 of 1955   MS Word 46 Kb

The National Trust Commission Act, 1972 (Amended K.O-I-C 22/1973)   MS Word 97 KB

The Natural Resources Act No. 71 of 1951   MS Word 66 Kb

The Noxious Weeds Act No. 19 of 1929   MS Word 38 Kb

The Plant Control Act No. 8 of 1981   MS Word 121 Kb

The Private Forests Act No. 3 of 1951   MS Word 38 Kb

The Protection of Freshwater Fish Act   MS Word 38 Kb

The Public Enterprises Unit Act No. 8 of 1989   MS Word 47 Kb

The Wild Birds Protection Act   MS Word 29 Kb

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