Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 No 63
Current version for 15 May 2020 to date (accessed 26 May 2020 at 23:29)
Part 8 Division 1
Division 1 Preliminary
8.1   Definitions: Part 8
In this Part—
approved conservation measures under a biodiversity certification of land means the measures specified as approved conservation measures in an order that confers, extends or modifies the biodiversity certification.
biodiversity certification agreement means a biodiversity certification agreement under this Part.
biodiversity certification assessment report means a biodiversity certification assessment report prepared by an accredited person, but does not include a report that is no longer eligible to be submitted because of section 6.15 (Currency of biodiversity assessment report) or that is withdrawn under section 6.14.
equivalent conservation measures—see section 8.14.
party to a biodiversity certification means a person or body identified in an order under this Part as a party to the biodiversity certification.
planning authority means—
(a)  the Minister for Planning, or
(b)    (Repealed)
(c)  a local council, or
(d)  a determining authority (within the meaning of Part 5 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979), or
(e)  the Secretary of the Department of Planning and Environment, or
(f)  Local Land Services constituted under the Local Land Services Act 2013, or
(g)  any other person or body declared by the regulations to be a planning authority for the purposes of this definition.