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Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 25 June 2019 to date (accessed 17 September 2019 at 19:20)
560 Who is liable to pay rates?
(1) The owner for the time being of land on which a rate is levied is liable to pay the rate to the council, except as provided by this section.(2) If land owned by the Crown is leased, the lessee is liable to pay the rate, except as provided by subsection (4).(3) If there are two or more owners, or two or more lessees from the Crown, of the land, they are jointly and severally liable to pay the rate.(4) The Crown is liable to pay the rate for land owned by the Crown which is subject to the Housing Act 2001 or the Aboriginal Housing Act 1998.