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Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Current version for 25 August 2017 to date (accessed 23 September 2017 at 17:17)
Part 2A Division 4 Section 23L
23L   Functions of local planning panels
(1)  A local planning panel constituted by a council has the following functions:
(a)  the functions of the council as a consent authority under Part 4 in respect of the area for which the panel is constituted as provided by section 23I,
(b)  to advise the council on any planning proposal that has been prepared or is to be prepared by the council under section 55 and that is referred to the panel by the council,
(c)  to advise the council on any other planning or development matter that is to be determined by the council and that is referred to the panel by the council.
(2)  Subsection (1) (a) does not exclude a delegate of the council or a regional panel exercising functions as a consent authority under this Act.
(3)  The Minister may give directions to councils under section 117 (either to particular councils or to councils generally) on the planning proposals that are required to be referred to a local planning panel for advice.
(4)  This section does not limit the functions that may be exercised by a local planning panel under this Act.