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PLANNING ACT 2016 - SECT 27
Power of Minister to take urgent action
27 Power of Minister to take urgent action
(1) This section applies if the Minister considers—
(a) action should be
taken under section 26(2)(b) to protect, or give effect to, a State interest;
(b) the action must be taken urgently.
(2) The Minister may give the
local government a notice that states—
(a) the action that the Minister
intends to take; and
(b) the reasons for taking the action.
(3) After giving
the notice, the Minister may take the action as required under the process in
the Minister’s rules without—
(a) giving a direction to the local
government under section 26; or
(b) consulting with any person before taking
(4) The action taken by the Minister has the same effect as if
the local government had taken the action.
(5) Any expense the Minister
reasonably incurs in taking the action may be recovered from the local
government as a debt.
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