Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 No 156
11 Contents of PEPs
(1) A policy must specify one or more of the following:
(a) an environment protection goal,
(b) an environment protection standard,
(c) an environment protection guideline,
(d) an environment protection protocol.
(2) A policy containing an environment protection goal may specify a
program by which that goal is to be achieved, and performance indicators by
which the achievement of that goal is to be
(3) A policy may be made for the purpose of implementing in New South
Wales a national environment protection measure.
environment protection measure is defined in the
(4) A policy may be made in respect of the following:
(a) the whole or any part of the State,
(b) the environment generally or any part of it,
(c) any activity that may impact, or has impacted, on the
(d) any form of pollution,
(e) any aspect of waste,
(f) any kind of technology or process,
(g) any kind of chemical or other substance that may impact, or has
impacted, on the environment,
(h) any matter in respect of which national environment protection
measures may be made.