Delegations

Council can delegate its powers, duties and functions to the CEO and/or members of Council staff.  The CEO can sub-delegate powers, duties and functions to members of Council staff.

 

Council’s current Instruments of Delegation can be accessed below. In some cases individual staff within Council have powers, duties and functions under law, which can be delegated to other Council staff.

 

Council delegates to Council staff:
 

Instrument

Details

Effective Date

S5

Instrument of Delegation from Council to CEO

25 August 2020

S6

Instrument of Delegation from Council to Members of Council staff

25 August 2020

 

Chief Executive Officer’s delegations to Council staff:

Instrument

Details

Effective Date

S7

Instrument of Sub-Delegation by the Chief Executive Officer

26 August 2020

S13

Instrument of Delegation of CEO powers, duties and functions

26 August 2020

S14

Instrument of Delegation by CEO for VicSmart Applications under the Planning and Environment Act 1987

26 August 2020

 

Community Asset Committee – Instrument of Delegation

Section 47(1)(b) of the Act allows a Chief Executive Officer to delegate powers, duties and functions to a Community Asset Committee. Please click here to find each committee’s instrument of delegation.

 

Authorisations

Council staff or contractors can be authorised to undertake law enforcement or other duties on behalf of Council. The powers of authorised officers depend on the legislation under which they have been appointed. Council maintains a register of authorised officers, which is available for public inspection by request.

 

If you require further information regarding Council’s Delegations please contact Jenny Woolcock, Governance and Administration Coordinator 5355 0261 or jwoolcock@ararat.vic.gov.au.