Powers of entry to residential land clarified

14 Sep, 2020

This decision relates to the latest instalment of the cases involving members of the Bobolas family and Waverley Council (‘Council‘) with the Council issuing orders to require or allow the clean-up of the accumulation of waste that creates a public…

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Acting under delegation – Do you have the power?

30 Oct, 2016

The Courts are often required to consider the validity of decisions made pursuant to delegated authority. A recent decision of the Land and Environment Court provides an example of the difficulties which may arise when the terms of an instrument…

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Local Government Act Phase 1 Amendments in force

29 Sep, 2016

On 30 August 2016 the Local Government Amendment (Governance and Planning) Act 2016  (Amendment Act) was made and the majority of its provisions are now in force. This blog sets out which provisions are in force or will shortly commence operation, and…

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