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Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
Historical version for 21 February 2003 to 24 June 2003 (accessed 10 April 2020 at 09:45) Current version
Part 14 Division 2 Clause 230
230   What must an environmental impact statement contain?
(cf clause 84 of EP&A Regulation 1994)
(1)  The contents of an environmental impact statement must include:
(a)  for activities of a kind for which specific guidelines are in force under this clause, the matters referred to in those guidelines, or
(b)  for any other kind of activity:
(i)  the matters referred to in the general guidelines in force under this clause, or
(ii)  if no such guidelines are in force, the matters referred to in Schedule 2.
(2)  The Director-General:
(a)  may establish guidelines for the preparation of environmental impact statements, in relation to activities generally or in relation to any specific kind of activity, and
(b)  may vary or revoke any guidelines so established.
(3)  An environmental impact statement prepared in accordance with this clause before the date on which any of the following events occur:
(a)  the amendment of Schedule 2,
(b)  the establishment of new guidelines under this clause,
(c)  the variation or revocation of existing guidelines under this clause,
is taken to have been prepared in accordance with this clause, for the purposes of any relevant notice under section 113 (1) of the Act given within 3 months after that date, as if the relevant event had not occurred.