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Local Government (Freedom of Access) Amendment Bill

This bill clarifies the law to ensure that persons who obstruct council enforcement officers or local authority agents from performing their duties, or fail to give true and sufficiently particular details when required by the Bill, are liable to be arrested without a warrant, and widens the scope in which an enforcement officer may remove and seize property.

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Bill History

This bill clarifies the law to ensure that persons who obstruct council enforcement officers or local authority agents from performing their duties, or fail to give true and sufficiently particular details when required by the Bill, are liable to be arrested without a warrant, and widens the scope in which an enforcement officer may remove and seize property.
Member in charge: Jonathan Young
Type of Bill: Member's
Parliament: 51-52
Bill no: 272-1
Introduction: 08 Jun 2017
First reading: First reading negatived (21 Feb 2018)