Recent Cases

Barrak v City of Parramatta Council [2019] NSWCA 213 (03 September 2019) (Payne JA at [1]; White JA at [4]; McCallum JA at [149])


LOCAL GOVERNMENT — powers, functions and duties — power of mayor and council to expel councillor for “act of disorder” — whether describing mayor as “clown” during meeting an “act of disorder” — whether power of expulsion validly exercised — whether dispute suitable for adjudication by Land and Environment Court

WORDS AND PHRASES — “act of disorder” — Local Government (General) Regulation 2005, r 256