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Contents (2007 - 65)
State Environmental Planning Policy (Mining, Petroleum Production and Extractive Industries) 2007
Current version for 1 September 2017 to date (accessed 22 October 2017 at 11:50)
Part 4AA Division 4 Clause 17G
17G   Referral of applications
(1)  Before determining an application for a gateway certificate relating to development on land that is biophysical strategic agricultural land, the Gateway Panel:
(a)  must refer the application to the IES Committee and the Minister for Primary Industries for advice regarding the impact of the proposed development on water resources, and
(b)  must take the following into consideration:
(i)  any written advice received by the Panel from the IES Committee within 60 days of the referral concerned,
Note.
 This 60-day period may be extended for a period of up to 30 days if the Gateway Panel requests that the applicant provide the Panel with further information (see clause 17J (2)).
(ii)  any written advice received by the Panel from the Minister for Primary Industries within 70 days of the referral concerned.
Note.
 This 70-day period may be extended for a period of up to 30 days if the Gateway Panel requests that the applicant provide the Panel with further information (see clause 17J (2)).
(2)  The Minister for Primary Industries, when providing advice under this clause on the impact of the proposed development on water resources, must have regard to:
(a)  the minimal impact considerations set out in the Aquifer Interference Policy, and
(b)  the other provisions of that Policy.