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PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT ADMINISTRATION ACT 1991 - SECT 10
State of the environment reports
10 State of the environment reports
(1) The Authority is required to make a report on the state of the environment
every 3 years.
(2) Each such report is to be given to the Minister and tabled
in both Houses of Parliament.
(3) A report on the state of the environment is
to include the following matters--
(a) an assessment of the status and
conditions of the major environmental resources of New South Wales,
examination of environmental trends, including the implications for the
environment and human health,
(c) a review of the programs and activities of
public authorities and of the private sector related to
(d) an examination of trends in economic analysis and
of the costs and benefits (including economic evaluation) of
(e) any general recommendations for future
legislative or other action which the Authority considers appropriate to
discharge its responsibilities with respect to environment protection.
The first report on the state of the environment is to be made not later than
31 October 1993.
(5) The Authority is required to make, in its annual report
for any year in which a report under subsection (1) is not made, a statement
on any relevant matters concerning the state of the environment and on trends.
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