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Contents (1979 - 203)
Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Current version for 1 January 2018 to date (accessed 18 January 2018 at 22:58)
Part 2A Division 2 Section 23D
23D   Functions of Commission
(1)  The Commission has the following functions:
(a)  any function delegated to the Commission under this or any other Act,
(b)  if requested to do so by the Minister or the Secretary:
(i)  to advise the Minister or the Secretary as to planning or development matters, environmental planning instruments or the administration or implementation of the provisions of this Act, or any related matter, and
(ii)  to review any (or any aspect or part of any) development, activity, infrastructure or project to which this Act applies, and
(iii)  to hold a public hearing into any matter the subject of any such advice or review, and
(iv)    (Repealed)
(v)  to review a proposal to constitute, alter or abolish a development area under section 132 or 133,
(c)  any function of a regional panel, a local planning panel or a planning assessment panel conferred on it by order in writing by the Minister,
(d)  if a regional panel has not been appointed for any part of the State, any function that is conferred on a regional panel under an environmental planning instrument applicable to that part or that is otherwise conferred on a regional panel under this Act.
(2)  For the purposes of subsection (1) (c) and (d), the Commission has all the functions of the panel concerned.
(3)  The Commission may, with the approval of the Secretary:
(a)  arrange for the use of the services of any staff or facilities of a public authority, and
(b)  engage such consultants as it requires to exercise its functions.
(4)    (Repealed)