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Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Current version for 25 August 2017 to date (accessed 22 September 2017 at 10:53)
Part 2A Division 6 Section 23N
23N   Obligations of councils to assist Commission and regional panels
(1)  The Commission or a regional panel is entitled:
(a)  to have access to, and to make copies of and take extracts from, records of a council relevant to the exercise of the Commission’s or panel’s functions, and
(b)  to the use of the staff and facilities of a relevant council in order to exercise the Commission’s or panel’s functions.
(2)  The general manager of a council must carry out any reasonable direction of the Commission or a regional panel relating to functions of the council being exercised by the Commission or panel.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
(3)  A member of a council, or the general manager or other member of staff of a council, must not obstruct the Commission, a regional panel or a member of the Commission or a panel in the exercise of the Commission’s or panel’s functions under this Act.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.