Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
Historical version for 28 April 2006 to 30 April 2006 (accessed 13 July 2020 at 03:13) Current version
Part 10 Division 1 Clause 197
197   Withdrawal of authorisations
(cf clause 81E of EP&A Regulation 1994)
(1)  If satisfied that an accreditation body:
(a)  is in breach of its authorisation, or
(b)  does not have sufficient resources or expertise to exercise the functions of an accreditation body, or
(c)  has failed to comply with the requirements of the Act, this Regulation or the Ministerial guidelines,
the Minister may withdraw its authorisation by means of a notice published in the Gazette.
(2)  Before taking any action under this clause, the Minister:
(a)  must notify the accreditation body of the action proposed by the Minister, and
(b)  must give the accreditation body a reasonable opportunity to make submissions to the Minister with respect to the action proposed, and
(c)  must have due regard to any submissions made by the accreditation body with respect to the action proposed.
(3)  Withdrawal of an accreditation body’s authorisation takes effect on the date on which the notice is published in the Gazette.
(4)  On withdrawing an accreditation body’s authorisation, the Minister must cause a copy of the notice to be given to the accreditation body.