Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987

Schedule 2A Resolution to exclude the public

s 48(3), (4), (5), (6)

Schedule 2A: inserted, on 1 October 1991, by section 8 of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 54).

Section 48, Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987

I move that the public be excluded from—

*(a)

the whole of the proceedings of this meeting; or

*(b)

the following parts of the proceedings of this meeting, namely,—

[state agenda items]

The general subject of each matter to be considered while the public is excluded, the reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter, and the specific grounds under section 48(1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 for the passing of this resolution are as follows:

General subject of each matter to be consideredReason for passing this resolution in relation to each matterGround(s) under section 48(1) for the passing of this resolution

*This resolution is made in reliance on section 48(1)(a) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 and the particular interest or interests protected by section 6 or section 7 of that Act or section 6 or section 7 or section 9 of the Official Information Act 1982, as the case may require, which would be prejudiced by the holding of the whole or the relevant part of the proceedings of the meeting in public are as follows:

[give particulars]

*I also move that [name of person or persons] be permitted to remain at this meeting, after the public has been excluded, because of their knowledge of [specify]. This knowledge, which will be of assistance in relation to the matter to be discussed, is relevant to that matter because [specify].

*Delete if inapplicable.
Note

Section 48(4) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 provides as follows:

“(4)

Every resolution to exclude the public shall be put at a time when the meeting is open to the public, and the text of that resolution (or copies thereof)—

(a)

shall be available to any member of the public who is present; and

(b)

shall form part of the minutes of the local authority.”