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Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 25 June 2019 to date (accessed 20 October 2019 at 17:54)
10C Notice of likelihood of closure not required in urgent cases
Part of a meeting of a council, or of a committee of the council of which all the members are councillors, may be closed to the public while the council or committee considers a matter that has not been identified in the agenda for the meeting as a matter that is likely to be considered when the meeting is closed, but only if:(a) it becomes apparent during the discussion of a particular matter that the matter is a matter referred to in section 10A (2), and(b) the council or committee, after considering any representations made under section 10A (4), resolves that further discussion of the matter:(i) should not be deferred (because of the urgency of the matter), and(ii) should take place in a part of the meeting that is closed to the public.