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NSW Local Government Court Reporter | 2022 | Q1 Edition

By Blake Dyer, Michael Winram

• 22 April 2022 • 1 min read
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Welcome to the latest Maddocks NSW Local Government Court Reporter

In this edition we consider:

  • whether a council made negligent misstatements when issuing a planning certificate;
  • whether the Court has power to give effect to the dedication of land pursuant to a condition of development consent;
  • the principles to be applied in an appeal to the Land and Environment Court under s 56A of the Land and Environment Court Act 1979, and the requirement for the Commissioner to provide sufficient reasons;
  • an application by a public authority for the recovery of clean-up costs incurred for a pollution incident;
  • the appropriate protective order to be imposed on a mayor for breaching the Local Government Act 1993 (NSW), the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 and the Council’s Code of Conduct with respect to the disclosure of pecuniary interests; and
  • the disclosure of information containing false or unsubstantiated allegations and the meaning of informant under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW).

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NSW Local Government Court Reporter | 2022 | Q1 Edition

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