(1) The Minister may prepare and approve a planning scheme under this Part for any part of Victoria outside a municipal district.
S. 21(1A) inserted by No. 77/2003 s. 10.
(1A) The Minister may prepare and approve a planning scheme under this Part for the Port of Melbourne Area.
(2) Subject to this Part, the Principal Act as amended by this Act and the regulations under the Principal Act apply to the preparation of a planning scheme under this section as if it were an amendment to a planning scheme and the Minister were the planning authority.
(3) Sections 96A to 96D do not apply in respect of a planning scheme prepared under this section.