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Local Laws

The Western Metropolitan Regional Council (WMRC) resolved by Absolute Majority on 3 October 2019 that the WMRC Local Government (Council Meetings) Local Law 2019 be published in the Local Government Gazette.  It has been published in Gazette No. 150 of 18 October 2019.

The purpose and effect of the proposed Local Law is to provide rules and guidelines which apply to the conduct of meetings of the Council and its committees:

  1. All meetings will be conducted in accordance with the Local Government Act 1995, the Regulations under the Act and this Local Law.
  2. The Local Law is intended to result in:

(a)     better decision-making by the Council and committees;

(b)     the orderly conduct of meetings dealing with Council business;

(c)     better understanding of the process of conducting meetings; and

(d)     the more efficient and effective use of time at meetings.

The Local Law comes into effect on 1 November 2019.

A copy of the Local Law may be inspected or obtained at the WMRC offices at 2/317 Churchill Ave, Subiaco; or from here