Papua New Guinea

Conservation Areas Act 1978

Year of Version:1978
Date of Entry into Force:1978
Date of Text (Enacted):1978
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Genetic Resources, Traditional Cultural Expressions
Notes:© Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute

This Act provides for the preservation of the environment and of the national cultural inheritance by the conservation of sites and areas having particular biological, topographical, geological, historic, scientific or social importance, for the management of those sites and areas and for related purposes.
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Conservation Areas Act 1978 Conservation Areas Act 1978, Complete document (pdf) [70 KB] Conservation Areas Act 1978, Complete document (htm) [73 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

WIPO Lex No.:PG027