Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1960

Local Government (Appeals to Building Referees) Regulations 1961

These regulations were repealed by the Local Government (Appeals to Building Referees) Repeal Regulations 2004 r. 3 as at 1 Jan 2005 (see r. 2 and Gazette 30 December 2004 p. 6971).

 

 

Local Government (Appeals to Building Referees) Regulations 1961

Contents

1.Regulations1

2.Appeal to Building Referees1

4.Appointment of Referees2

5.Allowance for Referee3

6.Notification of appointment3

7.Hearing of appeal3

8.Procedure at hearing3

9.Referees to determine appeal3

10.Referral to Umpire4

Notes

Compilation table5

 

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1960

Local Government (Appeals to Building Referees) Regulations 1961

Local Government Department,

Perth, 22nd June, 1961.

L.G. 818/60.

HIS Excellency the Lieutenant‑Governor and Administrator, acting pursuant to the powers conferred by the Local Government Act 1960, and the Interpretation Act 1918, has been pleased to make the regulations set out in the schedule hereunder, to have effect from and after the 1st July, 1961.

GEO. S. LINDSAY,

Secretary for Local Government.

__________________

1.Regulations

These regulations may be cited as the Local Government (Appeals to Building Referees) Regulations 1961.

2.Appeal to Building Referees

Any person dissatisfied with any order, refusal to permit, or other decision under Part XV of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1960 in respect of which provision is made by that Act for an appeal to referees under Division 19 of that Part, may institute an appeal by leaving with, or forwarding by post, to the CEO of the local government and the Minister for Local Government a Notice of Appeal in the following form: — 

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1960

NOTICE OF APPEAL TO REFEREES

To the Hon. Minister for Local Government, and

To the CEO, City/Town/Shire of……………….………I, (name) of

being dissatisfied with a decision of the…………………….(local government), or its Building Surveyor namely that — 

(Here state the decision to which objection is taken.)

hereby appeal to Referees to be appointed under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1960, to determine the question.

I enclose $200 as the fees payable to the Referees.

Dated this…………………day of…………………………19……..

………………………………….

Appellant

[Regulation 2 amended by Gazettes 8 February 1965 p.467; 18 March 1994 p.1051; 23 June 1995 p.2442; 24 June 1996 pp.2847‑8; 25 October 1996 p.5647; 11 September 1998 p.4925; 22 October 1999 p.5157; 14 July 2000 p.3845.]

[3. Revoked by Gazette 5 February 1971 p.373.]

4.Appointment of Referees

Within one month of receipt of a notice of appeal as provided by these regulations, the Minister shall appoint one Referee and the local government shall, within a like period, appoint one Referee.

[Regulation 4 amended by Gazette 30 October 1987 p.4046; 24 June 1996 p.2848.].]

5.Allowance for Referee

Each Referee shall be paid a fee of $100 for his services.

[Regulation 5 amended by Gazettes 8 February 1965 p.467; 18 March 1994 p.1051; 23 June 1995 p.2442; 25 October 1996 p.5647; 11 September 1998 p.4925; 22 October 1999 p.5157; 14 July 2000 p.3845.]

6.Notification of appointment

The Minister and the local government shall notify the respective Referees of their appointment.

[Regulation 6 amended by Gazette 24 June 1996 p.2848.]

7.Hearing of appeal

The Referees shall commence hearing the appeal within thirty days of being notified of their appointment, and shall notify the CEO of the local government and the appellant of the date, time, and place of the hearing of the appeal.

[Regulation 7 amended by Gazette 5 February 1971 p.373; 24 June 1996 p.2848.]

8.Procedure at hearing

At the hearing of the appeal the appellant shall state his case, and place all relevant facts before the Referees; and the CEO, or the Building Surveyor, as the case may require, shall thereupon state the local government’s case or the Building Surveyor’s case, and shall lay all relevant facts before the Referees.

[Regulation 8 amended by Gazette 24 June 1996 p.2848.]

9.Referees to determine appeal

The Referees shall determine the question before them on appeal as expeditiously as possible and shall make their award in writing under their hand.

10.Referral to Umpire

Where the Referees are unable to agree they may refer the case to an Umpire, and may include the Umpire’s fee in any award of costs.

 

Notes

1.This is a compilation of the Local Government (Appeals to Building Referees) Regulations 1961 and includes the amendments referred to in the following Table.

Compilation table

Citation

Gazettal

Commencement

Local Government (Appeals to Building Referees) Regulations 1961

29 Jun 1961 p. 2064

 

 

8 Feb 1965 p. 467

 

 

5 Feb 1971 p. 373

 

 

30 Oct 1987 p. 4046

 

Local Government (Appeals to Building Referees) Amendment Regulations 1994

18 Mar 1994 p. 1050‑1

18 Mar 1994

Local Government (Appeals to Building Referees) Amendment Regulations 1995

23 Jun 1995 p. 2441‑2

23 Jun 1995

Local Government (Amendment and Repeal) Regulations 1996 r. 3

24 Jun 1996 p. 2847‑8

1 Jul 1996 (see r. 2)

Local Government (Appeals to Building Referees) Amendment Regulations 1996

25 Oct 1996 p. 5646‑7

25 Oct 1996

Local Government (Appeals to Building Referees) Amendment Regulations 1998

11 Sep 1998 p. 4925

11 Sep 1998

Local Government (Appeals to Building Referees) Amendment Regulations 1999

22 Oct 1999 p. 5157

22 Oct 1999

Local Government (Appeals to Building Referees) Amendment Regulations 2000

14 Jul 2000 p. 3844-5

14 Jul 2000

These regulations were repealed by the Local Government (Appeals to Building Referees) Repeal Regulations 2004 r. 3 as at 1 Jan 2005 (see r. 2 and Gazette 30 December 2004 p. 6971)