Northern Territory Local Government Act 2011

The Northern Territory Local Government Act 2011 is the Local Government Act currently in force in the Northern Territory.

This Act seeks to provide a legislative framework:

(a) to establish a democratic and effective system of local government that recognises the diversity of communities in the Territory; and

(b) to confer on councils wide powers to act for the advancement, and in the best interests, of their local communities; and

(c) to enable councils to play a broad role in promoting the social, economic, environmental, and cultural well-being of their local communities; and

(d) to impose high standards of ethical conduct on council members; and

(e) to require of councils high standards of governance, service delivery, asset management and financial accountability; and

(f) to require councils to promote and assist constructive participation by their local communities in achieving effective local government for their areas.

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External Links & References

  1. Local Government ACT 2011
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