Enforcement

Enforcement

In addition to assisting councils with enforcement and prosecution under the relevant planning (this should be a hyperlink to planning), building (this should be a hyperlink to building) and local laws (this should be a hyper link to local laws), Beck Legal regularly provides advice and represents Councils for the enforcement and prosecution of offences including those under:

  • the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008
  • the Food Act 1984
  • the Environment Protection Act 1970
  • the Domestic Animals Act 1994 (and review of Council declarations)
  • the Tobacco Act 1987

Beck Legal has a strong understanding of prosecuting agencies’ policies and discretions and always work with our local government clients to ensure prosecutions are conducted with regard to the model litigant obligation and those policies and discretions.