SIG-09 Signing by a Local Government

Version 2 -  02/09/2020

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1 Overview

Section 9.49A of the Local Government Act 1995 (WA) provides for the execution of documents by a Local Government. Under s. 9.49A a Local Government may execute documents under seal or without a seal.

Sample

The Common Seal of ……………………….

was hereunto affixed in the presence of

Signature of Mayor or President

(Print Full Name)

Mayor or President

Signature of CEO or Authorised Officer

(Print Full Name)

CEO or Authorised Officer

1Section 9.49A(4) of the Local Government Act 1995 (WA) provides that the Local Government may, by resolution, delegate and authorise the Chief Executive Officer or another authorised person of said authority to sign documents on behalf of the Local Government.

In these instances a copy of the delegation should be provided to support the execution under section 9.49A(4) of the Local Government Act.

Sample

Signed by the ……………………… (name of Local Government)

pursuant to s.9.49A(4) of the Local Government Act 1995

by it’s Authorised Person.

Signature of CEO or Authorised Person

(Print Full Name)

CEO or Authorised Officer

1 Section added 02/09/2020

2 Also see

- SIG-01 Signing of Documents


This page was last updated on: 02 Nov 2020