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09-37 Commencement of the Local Government (Planning and Reporting) Act 2009

Date: Wednesday 14th October 2009
Category: Council Circular

The Local Government Amendment (Planning and Reporting) Act 2009 (the Act) was assented to by the Governor on 9 October 2009 and commenced on and from that date. The amendments to the Act give effect to the Integrated Planning and Reporting framework that has been developed with the support of the local government sector.

The Act provides transitional provisions for phasing in the new legislative requirements over a three-year period. The Division of Local Government will be writing to all General Managers requesting that general purpose councils and county councils choose which Group they will be in with regard to implementing the new framework.

All general purpose councils and county councils are advised that a council resolution will be required for group nomination. Read more...

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