Local Government Legislation Amendment Bill 2014


Bill No.108

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to reduce red tape by introducing a number of changes in relation to local governments. Key changes are:
  • Improvements to the operations of the Local Government Standards Panel;
  • Providing a regional subsidiary model for local governments to enable them to jointly provide services or activities;
  • Giving the Executive Director, Public Health the power to make local laws under the Local Government Act 1995 to deal with public health issues in Kings Park, on Rottnest Island and in Class A reserves;
  • Removing duplication in electoral offence provisions between the Local Government Act 1995 and the Defamation Act 2005;
  • Ensuring consistency in provisions which limit the termination payments of local government Chief Executive Officers and officers to a maximum of one year’s remuneration; and
  • Providing increased clarity to underpin determinations of the Salaries and Allowances Tribunal in relation to the determination of payments to local government elected members.

StatusAssented to 09/21/2016
Royal Assent given 21 Sep 2016 as Act No. 26 of 2016. Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

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Progress

Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 11/27/2014  
First Reading 11/27/2014  
Second Reading 11/27/2014  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/25/2015  
Consideration in Detail 11/25/2015  
Amendments adopted 05/12/2016  
Third Reading 05/19/2016  


Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 06/29/2016  
First Reading 06/29/2016  
Second Reading 06/29/2016  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 09/08/2016  
Committee of the whole 09/08/2016  
Amendments adopted 09/08/2016  
Third Reading 09/13/2016  


Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  09/13/2016  


Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  09/14/2016