City of Melbourne Act
Certain differences between the City of Melbourne and other local governments across the State are recognised, and additional provisions relating specifically to the Melbourne City Council are specified in the City of Melbourne Act 2001. This Act prescribes electoral arrangements for the Melbourne City Council, including the direct election of the Lord Mayor and Deputy Lord Mayor. It also specifies objectives for the Council, which are additional to the objectives in the Local Government Charter that apply to all councils.
Except where provided in the City of Melbourne Act 2001, the provisions of the Local Government Act 1989 apply.
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