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Contents (1979 - 203)
Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Current version for 1 July 2018 to date (accessed 22 July 2018 at 20:47)
9.15   Purposes for which powers under Division may be exercised
(cf previous s 119C)
(1)  A departmental investigation officer may exercise powers under this Division for any of the following purposes:
(a)  enabling the Minister or the Planning Secretary to exercise their functions under this Act,
(b)  determining whether there has been compliance with or a contravention of this Act, including any instrument, consent, approval or any other document or requirement issued or made under this Act,
(c)  obtaining information or records for purposes connected with the administration of this Act,
(d)  generally for administering this Act.
(2)  A council investigation officer may exercise powers under this Division for any of the following purposes:
(a)  enabling a council to exercise its functions under this Act,
(b)  at the request of the Commissioner of Fire and Rescue NSW, determining whether or not adequate provision for fire safety has been made in or in connection with a building.
(3)  Nothing in this Division affects any function under any other provision of this Act or under any other Act.