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Local bodies may make and perform agreements etc.

63 Local bodies may make and perform agreements etc.

(1) For the purpose of financing and providing infrastructure for a prescribed development in accordance with an approved plan a local body may, in addition to all other powers had by it, negotiate, enter into and perform such agreements and do all other acts and things as are necessary to enable it to comply with the requirements of that plan.
(2) The provisions of any other Act that—
(a) restrict the power of a local body to negotiate, enter into or perform agreements; or
(b) make unlawful the doing by local bodies of acts therein specified in connection with rezoning of land, use of land or the approval, consent or permission to use land or to use or erect any building or other structure;
shall not be construed to affect the power conferred on local bodies by subsection (1) .
(3) An agreement negotiated for the purpose referred to in subsection (1) whether by a local body or any other person—
(a) shall conform to the requirements of the approved plan for the purposes of which it is negotiated so far as those requirements concern the subject matter of the agreement; and
(b) shall not be entered into and, if entered into in breach of this provision, shall be of no effect in law unless it has been approved by the Governor in Council.

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