Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 Explanatory Notes

Section 80: Community governance petitions

194.This section provides for local government electors to petition their principal council to conduct a community governance review.

195.To be valid, a community governance petition must meet the conditions in section 82 (3) to (6) as far as they are applicable. These include conditions about the number of local government electors who must sign the petition, the area that petitioners wish to see considered as part of a review and the specifying of recommendations which the petitioners wish a community governance review to consider making.

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