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Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Historical version for 8 July 2002 to 31 July 2002 (accessed 26 January 2020 at 19:48) Current version
Part 6 Division 1A Section 118D
118D   Use of force
(1)  Reasonable force may be used for the purpose of gaining entry to any premises (other than residential premises) under a power conferred by this Division, but only if authorised by the council, the Minister or the Director-General in accordance with this section.
(2)  The authority of the council, the Minister or the Director-General:
(a)  must be in writing, and
(b)  must be given in respect of the particular entry concerned, and
(c)  must specify the circumstances which are required to exist before force may be used.