Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Current version for 19 November 2014 to date (accessed 21 December 2014 at 08:35)
Part 5.1Division 2Section 115Y

115Y   Environmental assessment requirements for approval

(1)  When an application is made for the Minister’s approval for State significant infrastructure, the Secretary is to prepare environmental assessment requirements in respect of the infrastructure.
(2)  For the purposes of the environmental assessment, the environmental assessment requirements must require an environmental impact statement to be prepared by or on behalf of the proponent in the form prescribed by the regulations.
(3)  In preparing the environmental assessment requirements, the Secretary is to consult relevant public authorities and have regard to the need for the requirements to assess any key issues raised by those public authorities.
(4)  The Secretary is to notify the proponent of the environmental assessment requirements. The Secretary may modify those requirements by further notice to the proponent.
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