Governance Local Law

At its Scheduled Meeting on Wednesday 26 August, Council resolved to adopt the Governance Local Law 2, 2020.


This is in accordance with sections 5, 91 and 111 of the Local Government Act 1989 (now Local Government Act 2020).

The objectives of the Governance Local Law 2 are to

  • regulate the use of the Common Seal
  • prohibit unauthorized use of the Common Seal or any device resembling the Common Seal
  • provide for the penalties in relation to the conduct of Council Meetings and Delegated Committees

The Governance Local Law 2, 2020 came into effect on 26 August 2020 and will expire on 26 August 2030 unless revoked earlier. Upon commencement of this Local Law, Council’s Governance Local Law 2, 2014 is revoked.

To view a copy of the Local Law, please click here.