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STATE DEVELOPMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS ORGANISATION ACT 1971 - SECT 42A
Application of Coordinator-General’s change report to assessment of relevant application under Planning Act
42A Application of Coordinator-General’s change report to assessment of
relevant application under Planning Act
(1) This section applies if, under section 35J (a) , the proponent is given a
Coordinator-General’s change report.
(2) The Coordinator-General must give
a copy of the change report to the decision maker for the relevant
(3) The change report is taken to be a referral agency’s
response for the Planning Act for the application.
(4) The referral
agency’s response mentioned in section 37 (1) (d) (i) ceases to have effect
for the application.
(5) Subsection (6) applies if the change report was
given to the proponent—
(a) after the decision-making period for the
application started; but
(b) before the decision maker has decided the
(6) Despite the Planning Act , the decision-making period for
(a) ends on the day the Coordinator-General gives the
proponent a copy of the change report; and
(b) starts again from its
beginning on the day after the decision maker receives a copy of the change
(7) Subsection (8) applies if—
(a) the change report was given to
the proponent after the decision maker decided the application (the
"original application" ); and
(b) the proposed change the subject of the
change report involves—
(i) assessable development that is not approved by a
development approval; or
(ii) changes to assessable development approved by a
development approval; and
(c) the proponent proposes to carry out the
assessable development or assessable development as changed.
proponent must take, or cause to be taken, the required steps under the
Planning Act to obtain approval of the assessable development or changes to
the assessable development.
(9) Sections 37 to 41 apply to the obtaining of
the approval as if—
(a) a reference to the Coordinator-General’s report
for the EIS or IAR for the project were a reference to the change report; and
(b) a reference to a properly made submission about the draft EIS or draft IAR
were a reference to a properly made submission about the proposed change.
(10) Subsection (8) applies in relation to the changes to the assessable
development even if there is an undecided appeal against the decision on the
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