|Terms of Reference:||Petitions tabled in the Legislative Council are referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Public Affairs. The following petition was referred to the Standing Committee on Environment on Public Affairs on December 18 2001 and again on September 11 2002. The Standing Committee on Environment and Public Affairs referred the petition to the Standing Committee on Public Administration and Finance on March 27 2003.
"We the undersigned request that the Legislative Council take action to determine
- The degree to which Western Power's underground power policy is consistent with public expectations and or public policy, particularly in non-metropolitan areas.
- The degree to which Western Power has overridden orderly planning procedures in this state and in particular determinations of the WA Planning Commission in attempting to implement its underground power policy.
- The fairness of the monetary contribution required from private land owners in order to implement Western Power's underground power policy.
Your petitioners, therefore respectfully request that the Legislative Council give this matter their urgent consideration."