Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
97A Notice of appeals to be given and right to be heard
(1) The consent authority must give notice of an appeal under section 97, 97AA or 98:
(a) to an objector, in the case of an appeal concerning a development application in respect of which the objector may appeal under section 98, or
(b) to the relevant Minister or public authority, in the case of an appeal concerning a development application in relation to which the concurrence of a Minister or public authority is required under this Act, or
(c) to the relevant approval body (within the meaning of Division 5), in the case of a development application to carry out integrated development that involves the approval body.
(2) A council must give notice to a regional panel of any appeal under section 97, 97AA or 98 in respect of a determination made by the panel or that may be reviewed by the panel under this Act.
(3) A council must give notice to the Planning Assessment Commission of any appeal under section 97, 97AA or 98 in respect of a determination made by the Commission or that may be reviewed by the Commission under this Act.
(4) A person or body who is given notice of an appeal under this section is, on application made to the Court in accordance with rules of court within 28 days after the date of the notice, entitled to be heard at the hearing of the appeal as if the person or body were a party to the appeal.