Local Government (Freedom of Access) Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill clarifies the law to ensure that persons who obstruct council enforcement officers or local authority agents from performing their duties, or fail to give true and sufficiently particular details when required by the Bill, are liable to be arrested without a warrant, and widens the scope in which an enforcement officer may remove and seize property.

Current status

Defeated at first reading on 21 February 2018

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Member's bill



All data
Bill type Member's bill
Parliament 52
Ref 272-1
Introduced 8 June 2017
Defeated 21 February 2018
Defeated at reading 1
Divided No

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