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Proposed Amendments to the Local Government (General) Regulations 2015

The Government has released draft amendments to the Local Government (General) Regulations 2015 (the Regulations) for consultation.

The draft amendments propose changes to Schedule 6 of the Regulations, to bring the prescribed questions for Council land information certificates in line with recent legislative changes to the Tasmanian Planning System and the Building Act 2016 and Building Regulations 2016.

A copy of the draft Local Government (General) Amendment Regulations 2019 is available to view and download.

The proposed amendments are summarised in this Fact Sheet.

Submissions

Submissions on the draft amendments closed on 4 December 2019. The four submissions that were received are available to view below.

The Right to Information Act 2009 and confidentiality

By law, information provided to the Government may be provided to an applicant under the provisions of the Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI).

If you have indicated that you wish all or part of your submission to be treated as confidential, your statement detailing the reasons will be taken into account in determining whether or not to release the information in the event of an RTI application for assessed disclosure.

More information

For more information or if you have any questions regarding the consultation on the draft amendments to the Regulations, contact the Local Government Division: