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The Planning Appeals Board was established by the Planning Appeals Board Act 1980 (No.9512) which was assented to on 23 December 1980 and which came into operation on 1 December 1981.
The Board consisted of a chief chairman and a deputy chief chairman, (each of whom was to be a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of not less than eight years standing) up to six senior members and any number of full time and part time members as were necessary from time to time. All members were to be appointed by the Governor in Council and were not subject to the Public Service Act. A registrar was appointed subject to the Public Service Act.
On 1 August 1987 the Planning Division of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (VA 2659) was created by the Planning Appeals Amendment Act (9/1987) as successor to the Board.
Location of Records
See List of Holdings 1985, section 3.15.3 and list below.
Act 9512 came into operation 1 December 1981: Victorian Government Gazette. No. 114, 25 November 1981, Page 3886.