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Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Historical version for 9 June 2009 to 30 June 2009 (accessed 7 April 2020 at 21:36) Current version
118AD Council to assist planning administrator or panel
(1) A council must, if directed to do so by the Minister, provide any of the following with such staff, facilities and documents as are specified in the direction:(a) a planning administrator, planning assessment panel or regional panel appointed to exercise functions of the council,(b) a staff member of any such planning administrator, planning assessment panel or regional panel,(c) a member of any such panel.(2) A member of a council, or a member of staff of a council, must not obstruct any of the persons in subsection (1) (a)–(c) in the exercise of his or her functions under this Division.Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.(2A) The general manager of a council must carry out any reasonable direction of the planning administrator or planning assessment panel relating to functions of the council being exercised by the planning administrator or panel.Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.(3) Before giving a direction under subsection (1), the Minister is to consult with the Minister for Local Government.