9. Land in the domain of the State within an ecological reserve and land that has been set aside for that purpose shall be under the authority of the Minister.
Land in the domain of the State within an aquatic reserve, biodiversity reserve or man-made landscape and land set aside for those purposes shall remain under the authority of the minister or of the government body holding them. That minister or a government body may, however, transfer authority over all or part of such land to the Minister, or may entrust the administration of the land to the Minister.
Similarly, the Minister may entrust the administration of land or transfer authority over land to another minister or to a government body.