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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 19:05) Current version
124 Orders of the Court
(1) Where the Court is satisfied that a breach of this Act has been committed or that a breach of this Act will, unless restrained by order of the Court, be committed, it may make such order as it thinks fit to remedy or restrain the breach.(2) Without limiting the powers of the Court under subsection (1), an order made under that subsection may:(a) where the breach of this Act comprises a use of any building, work or land—restrain that use,(b) where the breach of this Act comprises the erection of a building or the carrying out of a work—require the demolition or removal of that building or work, or(c) where the breach of this Act has the effect of altering the condition or state of any building, work or land—require the reinstatement, so far as is practicable, of that building, work or land to the condition or state the building, work or land was in immediately before the breach was committed.(3) Where a breach of this Act would not have been committed but for the failure to obtain a consent under Part 4, the Court, upon application being made by the defendant, may:(a) adjourn the proceedings to enable a development application to be made under Part 4 to obtain that consent, and(b) in its discretion, by interlocutory order, restrain the continuance of the commission of the breach while the proceedings are adjourned.(4) The functions of the Court under this Division are in addition to and not in derogation from any other functions of the Court.(5) Nothing in this section affects the provisions of Division 3 of Part 3 of the Land and Environment Court Act 1979.