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Contents (1979 - 203)
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Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Historical version for 8 July 2002 to 31 July 2002 (accessed 24 January 2020 at 18:59) Current version
Part 2 Division 4
Division 4 Commissioners of Inquiry
18   Commissioners of Inquiry
(1)  The Governor may appoint a person to be the Chairperson of Commissioners of Inquiry, a person to be the Deputy Chairperson of Commissioners of Inquiry and persons to be Commissioners of Inquiry.
(2)  Subject to this section, Schedule 1 has effect in respect of the Chairperson of Commissioners of Inquiry, the Deputy Chairperson of Commissioners of Inquiry and each Commissioner of Inquiry in the same way as it has effect in respect of the Director-General.
(3)  The Governor may appoint a person under subsection (1) to be a Commissioner of Inquiry for the purposes only of a particular inquiry directed to be held by the Minister.
(4)  Where a person is appointed as referred to in subsection (3):
(a)  the person shall be paid such remuneration and allowances as may be determined in respect of the person by the Minister, and
(b)  clauses 3, 5, 6, 8 (e), 9, 10 and 11 of Schedule 1 shall not apply to or in respect of the person.
(5)  Without affecting the functions of Commissioners of Inquiry under section 119, the Minister may make use of the services of any Commissioner in the administration of this Act or any other Act administered by the Minister.