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Coastal Protection Act 1979 No 13
Current version for 30 November 2016 to date (accessed 23 June 2017 at 09:54)
Part 2A Section 12
12   Constitution of NSW Coastal Panel
(1)  There is to be a NSW Coastal Panel.
(2)  The Coastal Panel is to consist of 7 members appointed by the Minister of whom:
(a)  one is to be a person nominated by the Chief Executive, and
(b)  one is to be a person nominated by the Secretary of the Department of Planning and Environment, and
(c)  three are to be nominated by the Local Government and Shires Association of New South Wales, and
(d)  one is to be a person nominated by the Secretary of the Department of Industry, Skills and Regional Development, and
(e)  one is to be appointed by the Minister with the concurrence of the Local Government and Shires Association of New South Wales.
(3)  The person appointed under subsection (2) (e) is to be the Chairperson of the Coastal Panel. The person appointed under subsection (2) (a) is to be the Deputy Chairperson of the Coastal Panel.
(4)  A person appointed under subsection (2) (a)–(d) must have qualifications and experience relevant to coastal planning, coastal engineering, coastal geomorphology, coastal environmental management or estuary management.
(5)  The Coastal Panel is a NSW Government agency.
Note.
 By virtue of section 13A of the Interpretation Act 1987, a NSW Government agency has the status, privileges and immunities of the Crown.
(6)  In appointing a member, the Minister is to have regard to the need to have a range of expertise represented among the Coastal Panel’s members.
(7)  For the avoidance of doubt, the Coastal Panel is a public authority for the purposes of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.
(8)  Schedule 2 contains provisions relating to the constitution and procedure of the Coastal Panel.