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Building Capacity on Protected Areas Law & Governance Module 2 Exercise 2 Understanding the Stakeholders & Legal Sources of Authority in a Protected Area Governance Principles & Approaches
Background Purpose Promote an understanding of the range of potential stakeholders exercising authority within a protected area. Build awareness of the range of legal sources of such authority. Enable Learners to appreciate the role of law in founding and influencing such authority. Foster critical appreciation of the array of internal and external legal factors that influence the form, nature and relationship of stakeholders and authority within a protected area. Structure Introduction to Exercise (20 minutes) Individual Work (50 minutes) Joint Class Discussion (40 minutes) Consolidation (10 minutes)
The Case Study
The Task … Question 1 Which stakeholders potentially exercise authority in relation to the TNTCA? List all potential stakeholders relevant to the: Nzuri component of the TNTCA Zintle component of the TNTCA as a whole In respect of each of these stakeholders, identify the nature of authority exercised by each - what type of authority they exercise in relation to the TNTCA.
The Task … Question 2 What are the legal sources/basis of such authority? In respect of each of the above stakeholders, identify the legal source/basis of such authority. Hint - possible sources/basis of legal authority: International legal instruments Conservation servitudes Memorandum of Understanding Conservation agreements Constitution Settlement agreements Statutes Leases Assigned/delegated powers Concessions Intergovernmental agreements Permits Commercial contracts Ownership
The Task Question 3 What broad contextual and site-specific legal factors impact on the source or exercise of authority in TNTCA? Which stakeholders are affected/influenced by these legal factors? Hint Contextual Legal Factors International Context Regional Context Constitutional Context Site-Specific Legal Factors Ownership Management Access/Use/Benefits