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Local Government Act 1993 (NSW)

Category: Legislation
Binomial Name: State of New South Wales
Date: 8 June 1993
Sub Category:Legislation
Place:
State/Country:New South Wales, Australia
Subject Matter:Local Government
URL: http://www5.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/lga1993182/
Summary Information:

The purposes of the Local Government Act 1993 (NSW) are to:

  • provide the legal framework for the system of local government for New South Wales;
  • set out the responsibilities and powers of councils, councillors, and other persons and bodies that constitute the system of local government;
  • provide for governing bodies of councils that are democratically elected;
  • facilitate engagement with the local community by councils, councillors, and other persons and bodies that constitute the system of local government.
  • provide for a system of local government that is accountable to the community and that is sustainable, flexible and effective.

(Section 7)


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