Western Australia, Australia, local Agenda (setting) initiative [PAX] - Proposal (district)

General Typology

Instrument
Agenda (setting) initiative [PAX]
Location
Western Australia, Australia
Political level
local
Local Name:
Proposal (district)
Normative Level:
statutory
Legally Binding:
no
Legally Defined:

Division 2 — Local governments and councils of local governments

2.12. Electors may propose change of method

(1) A proposal to change the method of filling the office of mayor or president used by a local government to the other method mentioned in section 2.11(1)(a) or (b) may be made to the local government by electors of the district who —
(a) are at least 250 in number; or
(b) are at least 10% of the total number of electors of the district.
(2) The proposal is to comply with any regulations about such proposals.
(3) If the proposal is to change the method of filling the office of mayor or president from the election by the council method to the election by the electors method, consideration is to be given to the proposal by such means as the council thinks fit after which a motion to change the method of filling the office of mayor or president is to be put to the council for decision under section 2.11(2).

References: Western Australia Local Government Act 1995 (accessed March 30,2020)

Subject Matter:

To propose method of filling the office of mayor or president

Actors

Author:
Citizens
Initiator:
Citizens
Decision maker:
Council

Requirements

Number Of Signatures:
250 ; or are at least 10% of the total number of electors
Available Time:
unknown
Geographical Quorum:
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

Collection Mode:
Specify Collection Mode:
Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:
Transparency And Finance:

Practice

Archive:
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