Coastal Protection Act 1979 No 13
13 Functions of Coastal Panel
(1) The Coastal Panel has the following functions:(a) to provide advice to the Minister on any matter referred to the Coastal Panel by the Minister relating to the coastal zone or otherwise in connection with the operation of this Act,(b) to provide advice to local councils in relation to such other matters as the Minister determines and notifies to the Coastal Panel,(c) such functions conferred or imposed on it by or under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 relating to the granting of development consent,(d) any other function conferred or imposed on it by or under this Act, the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 or any other Act.(2) In exercising its functions, the Coastal Panel is to have regard to the objects of this Act.(3) The Coastal Panel may delegate the exercise of any function of the Coastal Panel under this or any other Act (other than this power of delegation) to:(a) any member of staff of the Department, or(b) any person, or any class of persons, authorised for the purposes of this section by the regulations.(4) Despite subsection (3), the Coastal Panel may only delegate a function conferred or imposed on it by or under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 relating to the granting of development consent with the concurrence of the Minister and the Minister administering that Act.