Compulsory acquisition – what is an interest in land?

9 Aug, 2022

The Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991 (Just Terms Act) provides that an owner of an interest in land which is divested, extinguished or diminished by a compulsory acquisition is entitled to compensation.  The NSW Court of Appeal has…

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‘Paper subdivisions’ – A step closer

10 Feb, 2012

The Planning Minister today issued a media release regarding ‘paper subdivisions’. This follows on from the release for comment of draft amendments to the Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulation 2000 (EPA Reg) dealing with ‘paper subdivisions’. ‘Paper subdivisions’ are not…

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Enforcement of Planning Agreements under s93F(3)(g) EPA Act

22 Jul, 2011

The Land and Environment Court (Biscoe J) recently handed down its decision in Sweetwater Action Group Inc v Minister for Planning [2011] NSWLEC 106 (Sweetwater), a case that dealt with the question whether security provided under a planning agreement satisfied s93F(3)(g)…

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