Roads Act 1993 No 33
Current version for 1 December 2014 to date (accessed 21 December 2014 at 15:44)

177   Power to acquire land generally

(1)  The Minister, RMS or a council may acquire land for any of the purposes of this Act.
(2)  Without limiting subsection (1), the Minister, RMS or a council may acquire:
(a)  land that is to be made available for any public purpose for which it is reserved or zoned under an environmental planning instrument, or
(b)  land that forms part of, or adjoins or lies in the vicinity of, other land proposed to be acquired for the purpose of opening, widening or constructing a road or road work.
(3)  Without limiting subsection (1), RMS may also acquire land that it proposes to declare to be RMS development land.
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