CHAPTER 282
NATIONAL PARKS ACT

[SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION]

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

   PROCLAMATIONS

   REGULATIONS

      The National Parks Regulations

      The National Parks (Control of Drivers of Public Service Vehicles) Regulations

PROCLAMATIONS

(Section 3)

   The areas of land described in the Schedule hereto are hereby declared to be National Parks by virtue of section 3 of the National Parks Act *.

SCHEDULE

LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK

   All that area in the Mbulu District as shown edged in orange on 1/50,000 scale tracing, deposited with the Commissioner for Lands and Surveys and registered by him as Plan No. 11271, the boundaries of which are more particularly described as follows–

   Commencing at survey beacon No. M.N.P. 1 situated at the hairpin bend on the Makuyuni/Oldeani main road; thence along the eastern and southern boundary of the said road reserve to M.N.P. 2 situated on the west bank of the Kiruruma River; thence following the west bank of the Kiruruma and Simba Rivers to M.N.P. 3 thence in an easterly direction to M.N.P. 4; thence following the eastern edge of the swamp to M.N.P. 5; thence in a south-easterly and southerly direction through M.N.P. 6 to M.N.P. 20 inclusive, situated on or near the eastern shore of Lake Manyara thence in a westerly direction across the Lake to M.N.P. 21, situated at the eastern end of the game fence; thence in a westerly direction to M.N.P. 22 situated at the western end of the game fence; thence in a northerly direction through M.N.P. 23 to M.N.P. 30 inclusive, situated along the foot of the Rift Wall; thence to M.N.P. 31 situated on the high ground south of the southern bank of the Endabash River; thence to M.N.P. 32 situated on the northern bank of the said river; thence in a northerly direction through M.N.P. 33 to M.N.P. 50 inclusive, following a cut line along the top of the Rift Wall; thence from M.N.P. 51 to M.N.P. 55 inclusive, which beacons demarcate the southern boundary of Lake Manyara Hotel (L.O. 18437); thence in an easterly direction to M.N.P. 56, situated on the southern bank of the Marera River; thence to the point of commencement.

RUAHA NATIONAL PARK

   All that area of land in the Iringa, Mbeya, Chunya and Manyoni District as shown edged in red on the Registered Plan No. 12827, deposited with the Commissioner for Surveys in Dar es Salaam, and more particularly defined as follows–

   Boundaries: - Commencing at the junction of the centre of the Njombe River with the centre of the Makasumbi River; thence in a south-south-easterly direction along a cut trace to a stone cairn near the village of Mkwambi; thence in a southeasterly direction along a cut trace to a stone cairn on the Rugungwa River near the village of Nyamasitu; thence in a southerly direction along a cut trace to a stone cairn near the village of Magaga on the northern bank of the Great Ruaha River; thence following the northern bank of the Great Ruaha River upstream for approximately 23 miles to a stone cairn; thence on a compass bearing of 130° to D.O.S. Survey Pillar No. 214/X/2 situated on the summit of Mdeya Hill; thence in a south-westerly direction to the most northerly summit of the Chamwingira Hills; thence in a south-westerly direction towards the summit of Chariwindi Hill to a stone cairn situated on the northern edge of the Ibuguziwa-Tungamalenga Road Reserve; thence along the northern edge of this road reserve in a westerly direction for approximately three miles to the boundary of the Mkwawa Game Camp (L.O. No. 20676); thence in an anti-clockwise direction following the boundaries of the Mkwawa Game Camp to the point where the southern edge of the Ibuguziwa-Tungamalenga Road Reserve meets the Mkwawa Game Camp boundary;thence in an easterly direction along the southern edge of the road reserve for approximately three miles to a stone cairn; thence in a south-westerly direction to a stone cairn on the most southerly point of Chariwindi Hill; thence in a southerly direction for approximately three miles to the summit of Mwayangi Hill; thence in a south-westerly direction for approximately eighteen miles to the most northerly peak of the Kalengakelu Hills; thence on a compass bearing of 340° to a stone cairn situated on the northern bank of the Great Ruaha River; thence following the northern bank of the Great Ruaha River to its confluence with the Nyakapembe River; thence upstream along the Nyakapembe River to its source; thence in a northerly direction through the summit of Makangwe Hill to the source of the Njombe River; thence downstream along the north-western bank of the Njombe River to its confluence with the southern bank of the Utandi River; thence to the junction of the centre of the Njombe River with the prolongation of the southern bank of the Utandi River; thence along the centre of the Njombe River to the point of commencement.

ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK

   All those three areas formerly known as the Mount Meru Crater National Park, the Ngurdoto National Park Extension (1962) and the Ngurdoto National Park Extension (1964) comprising a total of 23,906 acres and more particularly described as follows–

   (a)   the area previously known as the Mount Meru Crater National Park comprising 12,120 acres as shown edged blue and described by a schedule of bearings and distances on Registered Plan 13,707 deposited with the Commissioner for Surveys and Mapping;

   (b)   the area previously known as the Ngurdoto Crater National Park Extension (1962) comprising 5,032 acres and shown edged yellow on Registered Plan 12,080 deposited with the Commissioner for Surveys and Mapping; and

   (c)   the area previously known as the Ngurdoto Crater National Park Extension (1964) comprising 6,754 acres edged yellow but excluding a 10 feet wide footpath edged red shown on Registered Plan 12,871 deposited with the Commissioner for Survey and Mapping.

GOMBE NATIONAL PARK

   All that area of land in the Kigoma District as shown edged in red on registered Plan No. 1463 deposited with the Commissioner for Surveys in Dar es Salaam, and more particularly defined as follows–

   Boundaries: - Commencing at a beacon one hundred yards east of the water mark on the shore of Lake Tanganyika at Ras Kasinga the boundary follows a line to a beacon on Katunda Hill; thence following the watershed in a northerly direction to a beacon on Karakihuma Mountain; thence again following the watershed in a northerly direction through beacons on the summits of Mlundi and Milenda Kibanda Mountains to a beacon on the summit of Kichwa cha Fisi Mountain; thence in a straight line in a westerly direction to a beacon approximately fifty yards south of Mwagongo Village and one hundred yards east of the water mark on the shore of Lake Tanganyika; thence in a southerly direction following a line one hundred yards from the water mark on the shore of Lake Tanganyika to a beacon on Ras Kasinga, the point of commencement.

   Excepting and excluding the following areas–

   (a)   a strip covering the existing footpath where it passes through the Park, east to west, which commences at the Kilembera Village and terminates at the Bwavi Beach on the shore of Lake Tanganyika. Such strip shall be deemed to have a width of three feet on either side of the centre of the said footpath;

   (b)   a strip covering the existing footpath where it passes through the Park, east to west, which commences at the Bubango Village and terminates at the Kalende Beach on the shore of Lake Tanganyika. Such strip shall be deemed to have a width of three feet on either side of the centre of the said footpath;

   (c)   a strip covering the existing footpath where it passes through the Park, east to west, which commences at the Bubango Village and terminates at the Kasekera Beach on the shore of Lake Tanganyika. Such strip shall be deemed to have a width of three feet on either side of the centre of the said footpath.

TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

   All that area of land in the Hanang and Kondoa District as shown edged in red in Registered Plan No. 14670 deposited with the Commissioner for Surveys in Dar es Salaam, and more particularly defined as follows–

   Boundaries: - Commencing at a beacon on the boundary between Hanang District and Masai District situated 4½ kilometres east of Kwakuchinja, the boundary follows the said inter-district boundary in a south-easterly direction passing through secondary trigonometrical ground station No. 70ST4 to the summit of Oldoonyo Ngahari, which is on the boundary between Hanang District and Kondoa District; thence in a southerly direction along the Kondoa-Masai District boundary until it reaches the Busi Makuyuni motor tracks; thence in a south-westerly direction along the said track for approximately 11½ kilometres to a beacon at the eastern end of a cut and beacon trace; thence due west for approximately 20½ kilometres following the cut and beaconed trace to a beacon approximately 650 metres east of a motorable track; hence on an approximate bearing of 355°T along a cut and beaconed trace for approximately 28 kilometres to a beacon on the district boundary between Kondoa and Hanang Districts on the west side of the Tarangire plain; thence in a north-south-westerly direction for approximately 20 kilometres to the summit of Haidedonga Hill; thence in the same direction along a cleared and beaconed track for approximately 11½ kilometres until such track reaches the top of the Sangaiwe Hills; thence along the crest of the said hills to the highest point at the northern end of the said hills; thence in a north-easterly direction along a cleared and beaconed track to the point of commencement.

KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK

   All that area of land approximately 75,575 hectares (755.75 square kilometres) adjoining the Kilimanjaro Mountain in Kilimanjaro District (confined within the zone unsuitable for tree growth) and more particularly defined as follows–

   Boundaries: - Commencing at the Bismark Hut for a distance of 600 metres along the mountain route to Beacon No. 1 on the Boundary of the National Park; and thence along the boundary of the National Park delineated in blue. All the beacons Nos. 2 to 14 inclusive are fixed by distances measured along rivers at the point of intersection of the rivers with the Forest Reserve boundary, which is delineated in green and described with a table of co-ordinates of Forest Division Plan No. JB. 736 deposited with the Commissioner for Surveys and Mapping Division, Ministry of Lands, registered as Plan No. 15961.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

   (This note does not form part of the above Proclamation but is intended to indicate its purpose.)

   Beacon No. 1 is situated at a distance of 600 metres from the Bismark Hut at a point where the upper limit of the Forest Reserve boundary intersects the Mountain Route.

   Beacon No. 2 is situated at a distance of 6,400 metres from the lower boundary of the Forest Reserve at a point where the upper limit of the Forest Reserve boundary intersects the Mware River.

   Beacon No. 3 is situated at a distance of 9,600 metres from the lower boundary of the Forest Reserve at a point where the upper limit of the Forest Reserve boundary intersects the Umbwe River.

   Beacon No. 4 is situated at a distance of 9,000 metres from the lower boundary of the Forest Reserve at a point where the upper limit of the Forest Reserve boundary intersects the Makoa River.

   Beacon No. 5 is situated at a distance of 16,500 metres from the lower boundary of the Forest Reserve at a point where the upper limit of the Forest Reserve boundary intersects the Kifufu River.

   Beacon No. 6 is situated at a distance of 12,300 metres from the lower boundary of the Forest Reserve at a point where the upper limit of the Forest Reserve boundary intersects the Engare Nairobi River.

   Beacon No. 7 is situated at a distance of 11,000 metres from the lower boundary of the Forest Reserve at a point where the upper limit of the Forest Reserve boundary intersects the Engushai River.

   Beacon No. 8 is situated at a distance of 8,400 metres from the lower boundary of the Forest Reserve at a point where the upper limit of the Forest Reserve boundary intersects the Kitendeni River.

   Beacon No. 9 is situated at a distance of 6,000 metres from the lower boundary of the Forest Reserve at a point where the upper limit of the Forest Reserve boundary intersects the Karashi River.

   Beacon No. 10 is situated at a distance of 7,500 metres from the lower boundary of the Forest Reserve at a point where the upper limit of the Forest Reserve boundary intersects the Msanga River.

   Beacon No. 11 is situated at a distance of 4,500 metres from the lower boundary of the Forest Reserve at a point where the upper limit of the Forest Reserve boundary intersects the Kitauti River.

   Beacon No. 12 is situated at a distance of 7,400 metres from the lower boundary of the Forest Reserve at a point where the upper limit of the Forest Reserve boundary intersects the Makombera River.

   Beacon No. 13 is situated at a distance of 5,500 metres from the lower boundary of the Forest Reserve at a point where the upper limit of the Forest Reserve boundary intersects the Msangai River.

   Beacon No. 14 is situated at a distance of 5,100 metres from the lower boundary of the Forest Reserve at a point where the upper limit of the Forest Reserve boundary intersects the Washi River.

KATAVI NATIONAL PARK

   All that area of land in the Mpanda District the boundaries whereof are more particularly defined as follows–

   Boundaries: - Commencing at the crossing of the Mpanda Sumbawanga road over the Katuma at Sitalike the boundary follows the left (east) bank of the Katuma river in a southerly direction for approximately four miles to a beacon situated on the left bank of the said river; thence in an easterly direction along a cleared and beaconed line to beacon situated beside the Sikititiko-Ikuu road south of its intersection with the Sitalike-Kapapa road; thence in a south-westerly direction following the east side of the Sikititiko-Ikuu road to a beacon placed beside the said road at its intersection with the track to Luwale camp (approximately five miles north of the Katuma river causeway at Ikuu); thence following a cleared and beaconed line in a south-easterly direction to the Fulami river; thence following a cleared and beaconed line in a southerly direction for approximately six miles; thence following a cleared and beaconed line in a westerly direction to Kampembwe situated at the junction of the Nkamba-Nkungwe road with the Mpanda-Sumbwanga main road; thence in a northerly direction to a beacon situated at the foot of the Malimba Hill; thence in an easterly direction along a cleared and beaconed line to a beacon situated at the foot of the Malimba Hill; thence in an easterly direction along a cleared and beaconed line to the crossing of the Mpanda-Sumbawanga road over the Katuma river at Sitalike, which is the point of commencement.

MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK

   All that area of land in the Kilosa and Morogoro Districts as shown edged in red in Registered Plan No. 16778 of the 28/6/74 deposited with the Commissioner for Surveys in Dar es Salaam and more particularly defined as follows–

   Boundaries: - Commencing at a beacon situated at 115 kilometres on the south side of the Morogoro/Iringa Road, the boundary follows an easterly then southerly direction for approximately 8 kilometres, the watershed dividing the tributaries of the Mkata River and the Ruhembe River to a beacon thence in a south easterly direction in a straight line along a cleared trace for approximately 20.4 kilometres to a beacon on the southern end of the Matambiko Hill; thence in a southerly direction along a cleared trace for approximately 15.3 kilometres to a beacon situated on the left bank of the Ruaha River which is approximately 2 kilometres downstream from the confluence of the Msindasi and Ruaha Rivers; thence following the left bank of the Ruaha River downstream in a Southeasterly direction to the eastern end of Tazara Railway Bridge over the Ruaha River; thence in an easterly and north easterly direction following the northern edge of the Tazara Railway Reserve for approximately 55 kilometres to a bridge over a river which is the most southerly and easterly tributary of the Msoro River thence on a magnetic bearing of approximately 318 degrees for approximately 6.5 kilometres along a cleared trace to a survey beacon No. 1129 situated on the top of Purussi Hill; thence in a northerly direction along a cleared trace for approximately 16.6 kilometres to a beacon situated on the highest point of Mulusi Hill; thence in a northerly direction along a cleared trace for approximately 7.8 kilometres to a beacon situated on the highest point of Kikwato Hill; thence in a northwesterly direction along a cleared trace for approximately 9.2 kilometres to the confluence of the Mahula and Lufuta Rivers; thence in a north westerly direction following the left bank of the Lufuta River upstream to its sources at the summit of Mandeva Hill; thence in a north westerly direction along the watershed dividing the tributaries of the Mgoda and Maharaka River for approximately 4 kilometres to a beacon situated at the sources of the Mzee River; thence following the left bank of the Mzee River downstream to its confluence with the Maharaka River; thence following the left bank of the Maharaka River downstream to its crossing under the Morogoro/Iringa Road at Mahuluwaponda; thence following the western edge of the Morogoro/Iringa Road Reserve in a northerly direction to a beacon situated approximately 5.3. kilometres south of the Msongozi River Bridge; thence in a north westerly direction along a cleared trace for approximately 4.5. kilometres to a beacon situated on a cleared trace which was the former Mkata Ranch boundary; thence following this cleared trace in a westerly direction for approximately 750 metres to a beacon; thence on a magnetic bearing of approximately 5 degrees along a cleared trace to a beacon situated on the left bank of the Msongozi River; thence in a westerly direction following the left bank of the Msongozi River downstream to its confluence with the easternmost watercourse of the Mkata River; thence in a north easterly direction following the centre of this watercourse of the Mkata River downstream for approximately 3.4 kilometres to a point due west of the Pump House of the Mkata Ujamaa Village which Pump House is situated on the right bank of the Mkata River; thence on a magnetic bearing of approximately 247 degrees for approximately 24 kilometres to a beacon situated on a wide open patch of high ground in the Makuluwili Swamp; thence on a magnetic bearing of approximately 285 degrees for approximately 4.8 kilometres to a beacon situated in the Makuluwili swamp; thence on a magnetic bearing of approximately 222 degrees for approximately 3.2. kilometres to a beacon situated in the Makuluwili Swamp; thence on a magnetic bearing of approximately 131 degrees for approximately 5 kilometres to a beacon situated at the junction of a small unnamed stream with the Mkata River; thence in a south westerly direction along the centre of the Mkata River upstream to a point where the trace of the former Mkata Ranch boundary crosses the Mkata River; thence following the aforesaid former Mkata Ranch boundary trace in a westerly direction for approximately 3.5 kilometres to the junction of this trace with the Mbamba River; thence following the left bank of the Mbamba river upstream to its confluence with the Kitamba River; thence following the left bank of the Kitamba River; upstream to a beacon situated at its sources; thence following the watershed which divides the tributaries of the Mkata River from all other drainage lines to a beacon situated on the east side of the Kilosa/Mikumi Road Reserve in a southerly direction to a beacon situated approximately 3.2 kilometres north of Mikumi; thence in an easterly direction along a cleared trace to the beacon which is the point of commencement.

RUBONDO ISLAND NATIONAL PARK

APPROXIMATE AREA: 456.8 square kilometres.

   Boundaries:

   All that area of land in the Geita District the boundaries of which are more particularly defined as follows:

   Commencing at a beacon situated one kilometre due east of Lukaya Post, the boundary follows a south-westerly direction on a bearing of 209 degrees 30 minutes for a distance of 4.35 kilometres to a beacon situated 1.25 kilometres south of Ndundu Hill; thence in a south-westerly direction on a bearing of 230 degrees 30 minutes for a distance of 9.1 kilometres to a beacon situated 1.75 kilometres south of Islambula Island; thence in a north-westerly direction on a bearing of 322 degrees for a distance of 17.5 kilometres to a beacon situated one kilometre south of Lubiso Island; thence in a north-easterly direction on a bearing of 15 degrees for a distance of 9.5 kilometres to a beacon situated one kilometre north-west of Kasenye Post; thence in a north-easterly direction on a bearing of 52 degrees 45 minutes for distance of 6.6 kilometres to a beacon situated 1.75 kilometres north-east of Harutale gulf; thence in a south-westerly direction on a bearing of 133 degrees 30 minutes for a distance of 17.5 kilometres to a beacon situated 1.5 kilometres north-east of Irumo gulf; thence in a south-westerly direction on a bearing of 164 degrees for distance in a south-easterly direction on a bearing of 164 degrees for a distance of 9.5. kilometres to a beacon situated 1.5 kilometres east of Chambuzi Island; thence is a south-westerly direction on a bearing of 184 degrees 45 minutes for a distance of 4.5 kilometres to a beacon situated one kilometre due east of Lukaya Post, which is the point of commencement.

MAHALE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK

   Commencing at Pt. V where a beacon A shall be erected about one kilometre from Bilenge East Longitude 29 degrees 45 minutes 19 seconds South Latitude 6 degrees 01 minute 21 seconds the boundary shall follow a demarcated line in the northern direction at every turning point with iron pins, Pt.IV, Pt.III, Pt.II to Pt.I turning with compass bearing 114 degrees thence in the eastern direction marked by staves of Ituro Lya Basazi Hill, thence to St.I compass bearing 118 where it crosses the Nkonkwa Mahembe path, then still in the eastern direction to St.II about 5 km. from the path crossing the other Nkonkwa to Manale path.

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