Local Government Act 2009. | Land Portal

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Enero 2009
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This Act, consisting of 327 sections divided into eight Chapters and completed by three Schedules, aims to provide for: a) the way in which a local government is constituted and the nature and extent of its responsibilities and powers; and b) a system of local government in Queensland that is accountable, effective, efficient and sustainable. The local government principles are: a) transparent and effective processes, and decision-making in the public interest; b) sustainable development and management of assets and infrastructure, and delivery of effective services; c) democratic representation, social inclusion and meaningful community engagement; d) good governance of, and by, local government; and e) ethical and legal behaviour of councillors and local government employees.Chapters deal with the following issues: Local governments and their constitution, responsibilities and powers; Joint local governments; The business of local and indigenous governments; Finances and accountability; Monitoring and enforcing the Local Government Acts; Administration; Other provisions and Transitionals, savings and repeals for Act No. 17 of 2009 and Act No. 23 of 2010.

Implemented by: Local Government Regulation 2012. (2018-02-16)

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