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There are many types of legal problems. Only some legal problems can be dealt with by the Land and Environment Court of New South Wales. The Court is a specialist court that deals with specific types of legal problems arising under planning, environmental and mining laws. This section of the Court's website provides information about the types of legal problems with which the Court can deal. Each page briefly describes a type of legal problem, the class of the Court’s jurisdiction in which that type of legal problem is dealt with, and where further information can be found.


Trees and hedges

Residential development

​​Strata Scheme DevelopmentOther development
Failing to obey the law or orders





Land valuation

Compulsory acquisition of land

Reviewing a government decision

Aboriginal land claims 

Environmental crime