Meeting Procedure Local Law 2013

The Council’s power to make the Local Law is contained in sections 5, 91 and 111 of the Local Government Act 1989 (the Act).

The purpose of the Meeting Procedure Local Law is to:

  • regulate proceedings and provide for orderly and fair conduct at all Council Meetings, Special Committee Meetings, Advisory Committee Meetings, and other meetings conducted by or on behalf of Council where Council has resolved that provisions of the Local Law are to apply;
  • maintain open, efficient and effective processes of the government of the Council and assist with keeping the preparation of the agenda consistent from meeting to meeting;
  • regulate proceedings for the election of the Mayor and Chairperson of various committees;
  • regulate the use and prohibit unauthorised use of the common seal.

The Meeting Procedure Local Law (2013) ceases to operate 1 August 2023 unless revoked sooner by Council resolution. 

Meeting Procedure Local Law 2013(PDF, 1MB)