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Coastal Protection Act 1979 No 13
Current version for 30 November 2016 to date (accessed 26 July 2017 at 10:33)
Part 2 Division 1 Section 6
6   Coastal Authorities
(1)  For the purposes of this Act, each of the following is a Coastal Authority:
(a)  the Minister,
(b)  the Minister administering the Crown Lands Act 1989,
(c)  a council whose area, or part of whose area, is included within the coastal zone or whose area includes land that adjoins the tidal waters of the Hawkesbury River, Sydney Harbour and Botany Bay, and their tributaries,
(d)  a roads authority (within the meaning of the Roads Act 1993) for a road within the coastal zone or on land that adjoins the tidal waters of the Hawkesbury River, Sydney Harbour and Botany Bay, and their tributaries,
(e)  a public authority that is the owner of, or has the care, control or management of, land within the coastal zone or land that adjoins the tidal waters of the Hawkesbury River, Sydney Harbour and Botany Bay, and their tributaries (other than a State owned corporation or a reserve trust within the meaning of Part 5 of the Crown Lands Act 1989).
(2)  A Coastal Authority:
(a)  may exercise the functions of an authorised officer, and
(b)  when exercising those functions, has all the immunities of an authorised officer.
(3)  The owner of a transacted distribution system or transacted transmission system under the Electricity Network Assets (Authorised Transactions) Act 2015 is not a Coastal Authority for the purposes of this Act.