Update: Meaning of “Land” in s57 of the Heritage Act

27 Jun, 2019

The Court of Appeal has clarified what the word ‘land‘ means in the context of s57(1)(e) of the Heritage Act 1977 (Act) which requires approval to be obtained before development is carried out ‘in relation to the land’ on which a State heritage…

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The Meaning of ‘Land’

2 Jan, 2019

Two recent Land and Environment Court decisions have considered what constituted the land on which a heritage item is situated, and what constituted the land on which an extractive industry was being carried out. The cases remind us that the Court will not consider…

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