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Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 5 December 2019 to date (accessed 29 January 2020 at 19:13)
360 Conduct of meetings of councils and committees
(1) The regulations may prescribe a model code of meeting practice for the conduct of meetings of councils and committees of councils of which all the members are councillors.(2) The model code may contain both mandatory and non-mandatory provisions.(3) A council must, not later than 12 months after an ordinary election of councillors, adopt a code of meeting practice that incorporates the mandatory provisions of the model code prescribed by the regulations. The adopted code may also incorporate the non-mandatory provisions and other provisions.(4) A code adopted or amended by the council must not contain provisions that are inconsistent with the mandatory provisions.(5) A council and a committee of the council of which all the members are councillors must conduct its meetings in accordance with the code of meeting practice adopted by it.