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A Bill for an Act to alter the Constitution to recognise local government by stating that the Commonwealth can grant financial assistance to local government, including assistance for community and other services
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Registered 05 Jun 2013
Introduced HR 29 May 2013
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2010‑2011‑2012‑2013

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Constitution Alteration (Local Government) 2013

 

No.      , 2013

 

(Attorney‑General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to alter the Constitution to recognise local government by stating that the Commonwealth can grant financial assistance to local government, including assistance for community and other services

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Schedule 1........................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Alteration of the Constitution                                                           3

 


A Bill for an Act to alter the Constitution to recognise local government by stating that the Commonwealth can grant financial assistance to local government, including assistance for community and other services

The Parliament of Australia, with the approval of the electors, as required by the Constitution, enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Constitution Alteration (Local Government) 2013.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3  Schedule 1

                   The Constitution is altered as set out in Schedule 1.

 

Schedule 1Alteration of the Constitution

  

1  Section 96 (heading)

At the end of the heading, add “and local government bodies”.

2  Section 96

After “any State”, insert “, or to any local government body formed by a law of a State,”.