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Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Historical version for 9 June 2009 to 30 June 2009 (accessed 26 January 2020 at 19:43) Current version
Part 8 Section 157
157   Regulations
(1)  The Governor may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, for or with respect to any matter that by this Act is required or permitted to be prescribed or that is necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act and, in particular, for or with respect to:
(a)  any function conferred by this Act on any person, or
(b)  requiring information, particulars, returns and statistics to be furnished to the Director-General by councils and the time and mode of furnishing and the manner of verifying them, or
(c)  the form, time, manner and mode of giving notices under this Act, or
(c1)  the content, form, erection, maintenance and removal of signs relating to the carrying out of development or persons involved with the carrying out of development, or
(d)  obligations on persons regarding fire safety, or
(d1)  temporary structures, or
(d2)  places of public entertainment, or
(e)  the purposes, objectives, provision and maintenance of affordable housing, including:
(i)  means for determining whether a household is a very low income, low income or moderate income household (for example, by reference to income statistics produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics), and
(ii)  means for determining affordable housing costs payable in respect of affordable housing (for example, by reference to percentages of household income), and
(iii)  enabling the Minister by order to determine matters relating to affordable housing (including the matters referred to in subparagraphs (i) and (ii)), or
(f)  procedural matters in relation to the making of local environmental plans, or
(g)  the documents to be provided to, and the matters to be notified to, a consent authority, council or certifying authority under this Act.
(2)  A provision of a regulation may:
(a)  apply generally or be limited in its application by reference to specified exceptions or factors,
(b)  apply differently according to different factors of a specified kind, or
(c)  authorise any matter or thing to be from time to time determined, applied or regulated by any specified person or body,
or may do any combination of those things.
(3)  A regulation may apply, adopt or incorporate any publication as in force from time to time.