Adoption of Local Law No. 2 of 2020 – Common Seal and Miscellaneous Pe

Published on 22 September 2020

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Notice is hereby given that the Surf Coast Shire Council, at its meeting held on 7 September 2020, resolved to adopt Local Law No. 2 – Common Seal and Miscellaneous Penalties 2020, in accordance with sections 119 and 223 of the Local Government Act 1989 (the Act). This Local Law came into force on 8 September 2020.

The overall purpose and purport of the new Local Law are to:

  • enforce the rules of behaviour for those participating in or present at Council meetings,

  • regulate the use and control of the Common Seal.

  • repeal Local Law No. 2 of 2019 - Council Meeting Procedures and Common Seal


A copy of the Local Law can be inspected at the Surf Coast Shire Council Offices, 1 Merrijig Drive, Torquay or online at


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