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Local Government Legal prepares a regular email newsletter with legal updates on relevant court judgements and a summary and analysis of legislative changes.

August 2015 – EP&A Act Amendments

Significant reforms to the offences, penalties and enforcement regime under the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979 (EP&A Act) have been made by the Environmental Planning & Assessment Amendment Act 2014 and associated Regulation (EP&A (Offences and Enforcement) Regulation 2015) (Amending Regulation).

We considered these changes in our February 2015 Newsletter: Click here

The changes are summarised in Planning Circular PS 15-004 (Commencement of provisions: offences, penalties and enforcement): Click here

Most amendments came into effect on 31 July 2015 and revised penalty notice offences and amounts commenced on 14 August 2015.

Note: This information is not to be relied upon as legal advice.


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