Subpart 1—Purpose of local government

10 Purpose of local government

(1)

The purpose of local government is—

(a)

to enable democratic local decision-making and action by, and on behalf of, communities; and

(b)

to promote the social, economic, environmental, and cultural well-being of communities in the present and for the future.

(2)

[Repealed]

Section 10(1)(b): replaced, on 14 May 2019, by section 6(1) of the Local Government (Community Well-being) Amendment Act 2019 (2019 No 17).

Section 10(2): repealed, on 14 May 2019, by section 6(2) of the Local Government (Community Well-being) Amendment Act 2019 (2019 No 17).