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Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 5 December 2019 to date (accessed 18 January 2020 at 03:25)
254A Circumstances in which annual fees may be withheld
(1) Despite this Division, a council may resolve that an annual fee will not be paid to a councillor or that a councillor will be paid a reduced annual fee determined by the council—(a) for any period of not more than 3 months for which the councillor is absent, with or without leave, from an ordinary meeting or ordinary meetings of the council, or(b) in any other circumstances prescribed by the regulations.(2) Despite this Division, if a councillor is absent, with or without leave of the council, from ordinary meetings of the council for any period of more than 3 months, the council must not pay any annual fee, or part of an annual fee, to that councillor that relates to the period of absence that is in excess of 3 months.