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CITY OF MELBOURNE ACT 2001


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY MATTERS

   1.      Purpose  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Definitions  
   4.      Construction of Act  
   5.      Application of certain provisions of the Local Government Act 1989  
   5A.     Docklands area is part of municipal district  

   PART 2--THE COUNCIL

   6.      Constitution of the Council  
   6A.     Constitution of Council may be altered  
   6B.     Application of Schedule 1 to be specified by Order in Council  
   7.      Additional objectives  
   8.      Meetings between the State and the Council  

   PART 3--ELECTIONS

   9.      Entitlements  
   9A.     Persons entitled to be enrolled without application  
   9B.     Persons entitled to apply to be enrolled  
   9C.     Corporations  
   9D.     Procedure in relation to representatives of corporations  
   9E.     Limitations on right of entitlement  
   9F.     Procedure if there are more than 2 non-resident owners or occupiers  
   9G.     Provisions relating to appointments for the purposes of section 9C  
   9H.     Procedure on receipt of notice of appointment under section 9C  
   9I.     General powers relating to enrolment  
   9J.     Notification of change or cessation of entitlement  
   10.     Request that address not be shown  
   11.     Victorian Electoral Commission to prepare list  
   11A.    Chief Executive Officer to prepare voters' list  
   11C.    Public notification  
   11D.    Preparation of voters' rolls  
   11E.    Amendment of voters' roll  
   11F.    Inspection of voters' roll  
   11G.    Provision of voters' rolls  
   12.     General election  
   14.     Elections to be held simultaneously  
   14A.    Qualification to be a Councillor  
   15.     Joint nominations for Lord Mayor and Deputy Lord Mayor  
   16.     Candidates may only stand for one position  
   18.     How votes to be counted  
   19.     Compulsory voting  

   PART 4--COUNCIL ADMINISTRATION

   20.     Precedence of Lord Mayor  
   20A.    Functions of Lord Mayor  
   21.     Reference to mayor includes Lord Mayor  
   22.     Deputy Lord Mayor  
   23.     Term of office of Lord Mayor and Deputy Lord Mayor  
   24.     Filling of vacancies  
   25.     Appointment of acting Deputy Lord Mayor  
   25A.    Delegation to Lord Mayor  
   26.     Allowances  
   26A.    Allowance reviews by Minister  
   27.     General provisions concerning allowances  
   27AA.   Councillor taken to not have conflict of interest for purposes of Division 1A of Part 4 of the Local Government Act 1989  

   PART 5--OTHER MATTERS

   28.     Differential rates  

   PART 5A--ELECTORAL REPRESENTATION REVIEWS AND SUBDIVISION REVIEWS

   28A.    Application of Divisions 2, 3 and 4 of Part 10 of the Local Government Act 1989  
   28B.    Purpose of review  
   28C.    Conduct of review  

   PART 6--REGULATIONS

   29.     Regulations  

   PART 7--AMENDMENTS TO OTHER ACTS, REPEALS AND SAVINGS PROVISIONS

   31.     Repeal of City of Melbourne Act 1993  
   32.     Orders to continue  

   PART 8--TRANSITIONAL PROVISION

   33.     Transitional provision—Local Government Amendment (Improved Governance) Act 2015—Electoral Reform  
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2
           SCHEDULE 3
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