- 1985-04-16 - 2000-10-30 (Creation)
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The National Parks and Nature Conservation Authority took over the functions of the National Parks Authority (Agency No. 952) on 16 April 1985. The National Parks and Nature Conservation Authority was abolished on 30 October 2000. All functions were transferred to the Conservation Commission.
The Authority provided peak ministerial advice and policy development for the conservation of fauna and flora in National Parks. The Authority, along with with the Lands and Forests Council, oversaw the functions of the department of Conservation and Land Management.