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Local Laws Under Review

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Direction to Leave Local Law Amendments

Pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Act 2009, Logan City Council made Amending Local Law No. 2 (Miscellaneous Local Laws) 2017 and Amending Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Miscellaneous Subordinate Local Laws) 2017 by resolution on 11 April 2017.

The object of Amending Local Law No. 2 (Miscellaneous Local Laws) 2017 is to—

  1. amend Local Law No. 2 (Administration) 1999 to empower—
    1. council officers to direct a person who is contravening or has contravened a local law to leave and not re-enter a public place for up to 30 days;
    2. the local government to exclude a person from a public place for up to 12 months;
  2. amend the following local laws to delete separate powers to remove offenders—
    1. Local Law No. 3 (Libraries) 2003; and
    2. Local Law No. 5 (Parks, Jetties and Boat Ramps) 2011;
  3. amend the definition in Local Law No. 12 (Council Property and Other Public Places) 2003 to align with the Traffic Regulation 1962; and
  4. amend the following local laws to make minor changes to amend references to legislation, correct grammatical or typographical errors and other inconsistencies—
    1. Local Law No. 2 (Administration) 2010;
    2. Local Law No. 3 (Libraries) 2003;
    3. Local Law No. 5 (Parks, Jetties and Boat Ramps) 2011;  and
    4. Local Law No. 12 (Council Property and Other Public Places) 2003.

The object of Amending Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Miscellaneous Subordinate Local Laws) 2017 is to—

  1. amend Subordinate Local Law No. 3.1 (Libraries) 2003 to make amendments to include a definition of membership card, to delete items which a person must not consume in library premises and to delete reference to facsimile number;
  2. amend Subordinate Local Law No. 12.2 (Administration Centres) 2003 to amend the City Administration Area property address and to prevent smoke machines being brought into or operated in an Administration Centre;
  3. amend Subordinate Local Law No. 12.4 (Community and Major Venues) 2003 to:
    1. give the manager or a council officer refusal of admission powers instead of an authorised person;
    2. insert conditions of admission for minors;
    3. delete powers to remove offenders to align with related amendments to Local Law No. 2 (Administration) 2009;
    4. insert, delete and amend community and major venue premises;
  4. amend Subordinate Local Law No. 12.5 (Waste Management Facilities) 2003 to correct a typographical error; and
  5. amend Subordinate Local Law No. 12.8 (Aquatic Centres) 2011 to:
    1. delete powers to remove offenders to align with related amendments to Local Law No. 2 (Administration) 2009;
    2. insert conditions of admission for minors;
    3. amend names of Aquatic Centres.

Consolidated versions of Local Laws

Council has, by resolution dated 11 April 2017, adopted a consolidated version of the following:

  • Local Law No. 2 (Administration) 2010
  • Local Law No. 3 (Libraries) 2003
  • Local Law No. 5 (Parks, Jetties and Boat Ramps) 2011
  • Local Law No. 12 (Council Property and Other Public Places) 2003
  • Subordinate Local Law No. 3.1 (Libraries) 2003
  • Subordinate Local Law No. 12.2 (Administration Centres) 2003
  • Subordinate Local Law No. 12.4 (Community and Major Venues) 2003
  • Subordinate Local Law No. 12.5 (Waste Management Facilities) 2003
  • Subordinate Local Law No. 12.8 (Aquatic Centres) 2011

Inspection

Copies of the local laws may be -

  1. inspected or obtained free of charge at Council's public office at 150 Wembley Road, Logan Central
  2. viewed on the website of the Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning.