Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 No 156
10 Purpose of PEPs
Protection of the environment policies may be made for the purpose of declaring policies to be observed with respect to protecting the environment in New South Wales and, in particular, for the purpose of:
(a) furthering the objectives of the EPA as set out in section 6 of the Protection of the Environment Administration Act 1991,
(b) managing the cumulative impact on that environment of existing and future human activities.