Contents (1979 - 13)
Coastal Protection Act 1979 No 13
55ZB Stop work orders relating to materials and structures unlawfully being placed on beaches (other than temporary coastal protection works)
(1) A Coastal Authority that is a designated authority for land may order a person not to carry out an activity on a beach on the land that the person is carrying out, or is about to carry out, if the Coastal Authority is of the opinion that the activity:(a) causes or is likely to cause increased erosion of a beach or land adjacent to a beach, or(b) unreasonably limits or is likely to unreasonably limit public access to a beach or headland, or(c) poses or is likely to pose a threat to public safety.(2) This section does not apply to an activity in the course of development for which consent has been granted or that is exempt development or development that does not need consent under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 or is an approved project within the meaning of Part 3A of that Act or approved State significant infrastructure within the meaning of Part 5.1 of that Act.(3) This section does not apply if the activity comprises the placement or maintenance of temporary coastal protection works.(4) A council may not give an order under this section to a Minister or another public authority or to an authorised network operator under the Electricity Network Assets (Authorised Transactions) Act 2015.