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Contents (1979 - 13)
Coastal Protection Act 1979 No 13
Current version for 30 November 2016 to date (accessed 19 November 2017 at 17:56)
Part 4C Division 3 Section 55W
55W   Placing and maintaining temporary coastal protection works not restricted by certain legislation
If a person does not require regulatory approval under this Act or any other law for temporary coastal protection works (as provided by section 55O), the following provisions apply to the works:
(a)  placing and maintaining the works is not development for the purposes of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and is not an activity for the purposes of Part 5 of that Act,
(b)  Division 3 of Part 7 of the Fisheries Management Act 1994 does not apply to reclamation work that is carried out for the purpose of the works,
(c)  the placement or maintenance of the works does not, despite any regulation under the Marine Estate Management Act 2014, require the consent of the relevant Ministers within the meaning of that Act,
(d)  the works may be placed and maintained on community land (within the meaning of the Local Government Act 1993) despite the provisions of any plan of management under that Act applying to that land,
(e)  section 138 (Works and structures) of the Roads Act 1993 does not apply in relation to temporary coastal protection works placed by a person on a public road, but only if:
(i)  there are no road works on the public road, and
(ii)  the public road is not used by vehicular traffic, and
(iii)  the person took all practical measures to avoid placing those temporary coastal protection works on the public road.