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Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 8 August 2020 at 22:40)
220 Legal status of a council
(1) A council is a body politic of the State with perpetual succession and the legal capacity and powers of an individual, both in and outside the State.(2) A council is not a body corporate (including a corporation).(3) A council does not have the status, privileges and immunities of the Crown (including the State and the Government of the State).(4) A law of the State applies to and in respect of a council in the same way as it applies to and in respect of a body corporate (including a corporation).