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Local Nuisance and Litter Control

Local councils now have extensive powers to deal with local nuisances and litter under the Local Nuisance and Litter Control Act 2016 (SA). This includes powers to deal with unauthorised bill posting (previously dealt with as a criminal offence under the Summary Offences Act 1953 (SA)).

For further information about the extent of the powers and when they apply see the following articles

The Local Government Association has a series of factsheets available at https://www.lga.sa.gov.au/page.aspx?u=6964.

Local Nuisance and Litter Control  :  Last Revised: Thu Jun 29th 2017
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