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STATE DEVELOPMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS ORGANISATION ACT 1971 - SECT 63
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
(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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