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Legislation

The following Acts, together with Section 64A, Part 2A of the Constitution Act 1934, establish the framework and system and operation of local governing bodies, and statutory authorities established for Local Government purposes. The following Acts are committed to the Minister for Planning:

Adelaide Cemeteries Authority Act 2001
Adelaide Show Grounds (Regulations and By-laws) Act 1929
Local Government Act 1934
Local Government Act 1999
Local Government (Elections) Act 1999
Local Government (Implementation) Act 1999
Private Parking Areas Act 1986

The Ministerial functions and powers of the Premier under the City of Adelaide Act 1999, other than under Part 2, are conferred on the Minister for Planning.

These Acts and associated regulations can be accessed from the SA Legislation website. This site provides an alphabetical listing of acts and regulations.

Questions and answers about the framework and how councils work in it can be found in How Councils Work - A Guide to the Rules