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LAND USE PLANNING AND APPROVALS ACT 1993 - SECT 60ZT

Project-related permit may be given to enable preparation of major project impact statement

(1)  Subsection (2) applies in relation to a major project if –
(a) assessment criteria are determined under section 60ZM(1) in relation to the major project; and
(b) in order to prepare a major project impact statement in relation to the major project, it is reasonably necessary for the proponent to engage in an activity that is not permitted under a project-associated Act unless there is a project-related permit in relation to the activity.
(2)  If this subsection applies in relation to a major project, the person or body to whom an application for a project-related permit may be made under an Act must issue to the proponent, under that Act, a project-related permit, authorising the carrying out of the activity, as if –
(a) the proponent had made under that Act a valid application for the permit; and
(b) the permit may, under that Act, be issued, in respect of the activity, to the proponent.
(3)  A project-related permit may be issued in accordance with subsection (2) subject to the conditions or restrictions that may be imposed on the permit under the relevant project-associated Act.
(4)  A project-related permit, issued in accordance with subsection (2) in respect of an activity in relation to a major project, ceases to be in force on the day on which –
(a) the declaration of a major project in relation to the major project is revoked under section 60U ; or
(b) a major project permit is granted under section 60ZZM(1)(a) in relation to the major project; or
(c) the proponent is notified under section 60ZZM(1)(b) that the Panel has refused to grant a major project permit in relation to the major project –
whichever occurs first.



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