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CONSTITUTION ACT 1934 - SECT 64A

64A—Constitutional guarantee of continuance of local government in this State

        (1)         There shall continue to be a system of local government in this State under which elected local governing bodies are constituted with such powers as the Parliament considers necessary for the better government of those areas of the State that are from time to time subject to that system of local government.

        (2)         The manner in which local governing bodies are constituted, and the nature and extent of their powers, functions, duties and responsibilities shall be determined by or under Acts of the Parliament from time to time in force.

        (3)         No Bill by virtue of which this State would cease to have a system of local government that conforms with subsection (1)


of this section shall be presented to the Governor for assent unless the Bill has been passed by an absolute majority of the members of each House of Parliament.



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