Victoria, Australia, local Plebiscite [ATP] - Local laws

General Typology

Instrument
Plebiscite [ATP]
Location
Victoria, Australia
Political level
local
Local Name:
Local laws
Normative Level:
statutory
Legally Binding:
no
Legally Defined:

Part 1A—Local government charter 

3E    What are the functions of a Council?
(f)    making and enforcing local laws; 

3F    What are the powers of Councils?    

(1)    Subject to any limitations or restrictions imposed by or under this Act or any other Act, a Council has the power to do all things necessary or convenient to be done in connection with the achievement of its objectives and the performance of its functions.
 (2)   The generality of this section is not limited by the conferring of specific powers by or under this or any other Act. Part 5—Local laws 

111   Power to make local laws    

(1)   A Council may make local laws for or with respect to any act, matter or thing in respect of which the Council has a function or power under this or any other Act.    
(2) A local law must not be inconsistent with any Act or regulation.
(3)    A local law is inoperative to the extent that it is inconsistent with any Act or regulation. 

References: Victoria Local Government Act 1989, (accessed March 30, 2020)

Subject Matter:

General rule allowing councils to make own laws  (for example on laws on citizen participation)

Actors

Author:
Council
Initiator:
Council
Decision maker:
Council

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Transparency And Finance:

Practice

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