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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 258

Power to remove persons from meeting after expulsion

258 Power to remove persons from meeting after expulsion

If a councillor or a member of the public fails to leave the place where a meeting of a council is being held:

(a) immediately after the council has passed a resolution expelling the councillor or member from the meeting, or
(b) where the council has authorised the person presiding at the meeting to exercise the power of expulsion--immediately after being directed by the person presiding to leave the meeting,
a police officer, or any person authorised for the purpose by the council or person presiding, may, by using only such force as is necessary, remove the councillor or member from that place and, if necessary, restrain the councillor or member from re-entering that place.



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