Amongst the many changes, the Department sought to simplify the 2000 Regulation by separating the provisions of the 2000 Regulation that are made under Part 6 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EPA Act), which relate to building and subdivision certification, and transfer such provisions to a new Environmental Planning and Assessment (Development Certification and Fire Safety) Regulation 2021 (DCFS Regulation).
The provisions are largely unchanged and the DCFS Regulation commenced on 1 January 2022. The Department has helpfully produced a table that lists the provisions in the 2000 Regulation that have been transferred into the DCFS Regulation, as well as the new clause numbers.
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