Land and Environment Court Act 1979 No 204
34B Arrangements for dealing with on-site hearing matters
(1) Proceedings that are dealt with under this section are to be dealt with by means of an on-site conference to be heard and disposed of by one or more Commissioners.(2) The on-site conference is to be held on the site of the proposed development, unless the Commissioner is of the opinion that—(a) it would be unfair to the interests of one or more of the parties to hold the on-site conference there, or(b) the lack of facilities at that site make it impractical to hold the on-site conference there.(3) The Commissioner may dispose of the proceedings with or without further hearing, at any time after the conclusion of the on-site conference.(4) The Commissioner, when giving his or her decision, is to give reasons for the decision—(a) in writing, or(b) orally and recorded by means that can be reproduced.(5) The provisions of section 36(2)–(6) apply to the hearing and disposal of proceedings under this section.(6) In this section, Commissioner means the Commissioner or Commissioners hearing the on-site hearing matter.