Local Government Act 1993 No 30
10 Who is entitled to attend meetings?
(1) Except as provided by this Part:
(a) everyone is entitled to attend a meeting of the council and those
of its committees of which all the members are councillors,
(b) a council must ensure that all meetings of the council and of such
committees are open to the public.
(2) However, a person (whether a councillor or another person) is not
entitled to be present at a meeting of the council or of such a committee if
expelled from the meeting:
(a) by a resolution of the meeting, or
(b) by the person presiding at the meeting if the council has, by
resolution, authorised the person presiding to exercise the power of
(3) A person may be expelled from a meeting only on the grounds
specified in, or in the circumstances prescribed by, the