NSW's replacement for the Part 3A regime, the State significant approval regime, will be law as of Saturday 1 October – are you ready for it?

The new regime ushered in by the Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (Part 3A Repeal) Act 2011 commences on 1 October 2011 (except for one minor amendment dealing with certification under section 109CA). The complementary Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (Part 3A Repeal) Regulation 2011 and State Environmental Planning Policy (State and Regional Development) 2011 also commence on the same date. Furthermore, a list of new delegations of power by the Minister for Planning and Infrastructure has been gazetted.

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