Local Government Acts

We’ll add each state as it becomes available. The evidence of “Royal Assent”.

The documents ask, among other things:

  • can provide evidence that the “Local Government Act [year/your state]” was created by a Parliament of the Commonwealth under the Crown, showing evidence, copy of certified proclamation of Royal Commission of Assent, pursuant to the Constitution s58

Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act, the Constitution of the Commonwealth
s58 Royal assent to Bills.

When a proposed law passed by both Houses of the Parliament is presented to the Governor-General for the Queen’s assent, he shall declare, according to his discretion, but subject to this Constitution, that he assents in the Queen’s name, or that he withholds assent, or that he reserves the law for the Queen’s pleasure. The Governor-General may return to the House in which it originated any proposed law so presented to him, and may transmit therewith any amendments which he may recommend, and the Houses may deal with the recommendation.

Western Australia Constitution Act 1889
Part I — Parliamentary
2. Legislature to be constituted in Western Australia
(3) Every Bill, after its passage through the Legislative Council and the Legislative Assembly, shall, subject to section 73, be presented to the Governor for assent by or in the name of the Queen and shall be of no effect unless it has been duly assented to by or in the name of the Queen.

Western Australia Interpretation Act 1984
5.Terms used in written laws
Her Majesty, His Majesty, Queen, King, or Crown means the Sovereign of the United Kingdom, Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, and Head of the Commonwealth2 and includes the predecessors and the heirs and successors of the Sovereign;

An individual’s name is comprised of a name given at birth, known as the given name or first name, selected by the parents, and the surname or last name, which identifies the family to which he or she belongs. Ordinarily an individual is not properly identified unless he or she is called or described by this given name in addition to the surname. – From the Free Dictionary.

The designation of an individual person, or of a firm or corporation. In law a man cannot have more than one Christian name. From Black’s Law Dictionary.

1a: a word or phrase that constitutes the distinctive designation of a person or thing.
The boy’s name is Brad. From the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.

The Queen’s name is Elizabeth.
The King’s name is Charles.
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New South Wales


Queensland Local Government Act No. 17 of 2009 QLD – Royal Assent (pdf)


South Australia




Victoria Local Government Act 2020 VIC – royal assent copy (pdf)


Western Australia From the State Records Office

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