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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 10 April 2020 at 09:36) Current version
Part 3 Division 5
Division 5 Review and amendment of environmental planning instruments
73   Review of environmental planning instruments
The Director-General shall keep State environmental planning policies and regional environmental plans, and councils shall keep their local environmental plans and development control plans under regular and periodic review for the purpose of ensuring that the objects of this Act are, having regard to such changing circumstances as may be relevant, achieved to the maximum extent possible.
74   Amendment of environmental planning instruments
(1)  An environmental planning instrument may be amended in whole or in part by a subsequent environmental planning instrument whether of the same or a different type.
(2)  A subsequent environmental planning instrument shall be made in accordance with the provisions of this Part except that:
(a)  where the subsequent instrument is a regional environmental plan—the provisions of sections 41 and 44 (b) shall not apply, unless the Minister directs to the contrary, or
(b)  where the subsequent instrument is a local environmental plan—the provisions of sections 57 and 61 shall not apply, unless the Director-General directs to the contrary.
(3)  In this section, amended includes altered, varied or repealed.