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PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT ACT 1987 - SECT 85

Determination of applications

S. 85(1) amended by No. 52/1998 s. 191(9)(a)(i).

    (1)     After hearing an application for review, the Tribunal may—

        (a)     direct that a permit must not be granted; or

S. 85(1)(b) substituted by No. 86/1989 s. 14(1), amended by No. 52/1998 s. 191(9)(a)(ii).

        (b)     in the case of an application for review of a refusal or failure to grant or a decision to grant a permit

              (i)     grant the permit and direct the responsible authority to issue it; or

              (ii)     grant the permit, direct that the permit must or must not contain any specified conditions and direct the responsible authority to issue the permit; or

S. 85(1)(c) amended by Nos 52/1998 s. 191(9)(a)(ii), 81/2004 s. 30(1).

        (c)     in the case of an application for review of a requirement under section 52(1)(d) or 57B—

              (i)     confirm the requirement; or

              (ii)     change the requirement; or

S. 85(1)(d) amended by No. 52/1998 s. 191(9)(a)(ii).

        (d)     in the case of an application for review of a requirement for more information under section 54—

S. 85(1)(d)(i) amended by No. 52/1998 s. 191(9)(a)(iii).

              (i)     direct the responsible authority to consider the application for a permit as made under section 47; or

              (ii)     confirm the requirement; or

              (iii)     change the requirement; or

S. 85(1)(da) inserted by No. 81/2004 s. 30(2).

        (da)     direct that the time within which information is to be given under section 54 must be extended for a specified period or must not be extended, in the case of an application for review of the refusal or failure of the responsible authority to extend the time under section 54A; or

        (e)     direct that a permit must or must not contain any specified condition; or

S. 85(1)(f) amended by Nos 48/1991 s. 61(3)(d), 52/1998 s. 191(9)(a)(ii).

        (f)     direct that the time within which a development or use is to be started or the development is completed or within which a plan under the Subdivision Act 1988 is to be certified must be extended for a specified period or must not be extended, in the case of an application for review of the refusal or failure of the responsible authority to extend the time; or

S. 85(1)(g) amended by No. 52/1998 s. 191(9)(a)(ii).

        (g)     cancel a permit if—

              (i)     it upholds an application for review of a condition specified in a permit on the ground that the responsible authority had no power to impose the condition; and

              (ii)     it considers that the permit should not or would not have been granted without the condition.

S. 85(1A) inserted by No. 3/2013 s. 64.

    (1A)     If the Tribunal directs the responsible authority to issue a permit under subsection (1)(b) or directs that a permit contain specified conditions under subsection (1)(e), the Tribunal may direct that the permit or a specified part of the permit must not be amended by the responsible authority under Division 1A.

S. 85(2) substituted by No. 52/1998 s. 191(10).

    (2)     If the Tribunal gives a direction under subsection (1)(d)(i), the prescribed period for the purpose of making an application for review under section 79 begins on the day on which the direction is given.

S. 85(3) inserted by No. 86/1989 s. 14(2), amended by No. 52/1998 s. 191(9)(b), substituted by No. 81/2004 s. 30(3).

    (3)     If the Tribunal gives a direction under subsection (1)(d)(ii) or (1)(d)(iii) in respect of a requirement for more information which was made within the prescribed time under section 54, the Tribunal must determine a new lapse date for the application which must permit a period for compliance that is not less than the period allowed for in the notice of the requirement.

S. 86 repealed by No. 86/1989 s. 15, new s. 86 inserted by No. 62/1991 s. 34, repealed by No. 35/1995 s. 11(2), new s. 86 inserted by No. 52/1998 s. 187.



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