In this Part:
Constructing Authority, when used in connection with protected waters or land under or adjacent to protected waters, means:(a) if the bed of the waters is vested in the Maritime Authority of NSW or a Port Corporation (within the meaning of the Ports and Maritime Administration Act 1995)—the Minister administering that Act, or(b) if the waters are tidal and paragraph (a) does not apply—the Minister for Public Works, or(c) in any other case—the Ministerial Corporation.
make an excavation includes cause or allow an excavation to be made.
material means any part of the surface of any land or any matter lying beneath that surface.
permit means a permit in force under this Part.
protected land means:(a) land that is the bank, shore or bed of protected waters, or(b) land that is not more than 40 metres from the top of the bank or shore of protected waters (measured horizontally from the top of the bank or shore), or(c) material at any time deposited, naturally or otherwise and whether or not in layers, on or under land referred to in paragraph (a) or (b).
protected waters means a river, lake into or from which a river flows, coastal lake or lagoon (including any permanent or temporary channel between a coastal lake or lagoon and the sea).
remove material includes cause or allow material to be removed.