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Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Current version for 15 February 2019 to date (accessed 21 April 2019 at 16:36)
Part 3 Division 3.4 Section 3.31
3.31   Making of environmental planning instruments for local areas (LEPs)
(cf previous ss 53, 53A)
(1)  A local plan-making authority may make environmental planning instruments for the purpose of environmental planning:
(a)  in each local government area, and
(b)  in such other areas of the State (including the coastal waters of the State) as the local plan-making authority determines.
(2)  Any such instrument may be called a local environmental plan (or LEP).
(3)  For the purposes of this Division, the following are local plan-making authorities:
(a)  the Minister,
(b)  a council for its local government area if the gateway determination under this Division authorises the council to make the local environmental plan concerned.