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No. 1 of 2003 Ordinances/Cocos (Keeling) Islands as made
An Ordinance to amend the Local Government Act 1995 (WA)(CKI).
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s11 item 05
Registered 24 Aug 2005
Gazetted 19 Jun 2003

Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Local Government Act 1995 (WA)(CKI) Amendment Ordinance 2003 (No. 1)

No. 1 of 20031

I, GUY STEPHEN MONTAGUE GREEN, Administrator of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Ordinance under the Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act 1955.

Dated 12 June 2003



By His Excellency’s Command


An Ordinance to amend the Local Government Act 1995 (WA)(CKI)

1              Name of Ordinance

                This Ordinance is the Local Government Act 1995 (WA)(CKI) Amendment Ordinance 2003 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Ordinance commences on gazettal.

3              Amendment of Local Government Act 1995 (WA)(CKI)

                Schedule 1 amends the Local Government Act 1995 (WA)(CKI).

Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)


[1]           Section 1.4, definition of owner, after subparagraph (a) (ii)


                        (iia)    a tenant, under a residential tenancy agreement for a term of 5 years or more of premises on land held by the Shire of Cocos (Keeling) Islands in trust under a Deed of Trust entered into between the Commonwealth of Australia and the former Cocos (Keeling) Islands Council;

[2]           Paragraph 6.26 (2) (b)


               (b)    land in the district of a local government while it is owned by the local government and is used for the purposes of that local government but not where:

                          (i)    the land is used for a trading undertaking (as that term is defined in and for the purpose of section 3.59) of the local government; or

                         (ii)    a person mentioned in subparagraph (a) (iia) of the definition of owner in section 1.4 is in possession of the land.


1.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 19 June 2003.