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The following forms and certificates have been approved by the Director-General of the department for use under the relevant provisions of the Local Government Act 2009 (LGA) and the City of Brisbane Act 2010 (CBA) and associated regulations. To meet statutory requirements, local governments must use these documents where required.

Registers of interests

Councillors, councillor advisors, chief executive officers (CEOs) and senior executive employees are required to submit register of interest forms when they begin in their role and within 30 days of any changes. Note that the below forms are applicable to all councils including Brisbane City Council.

For assistance completing the forms you can view the registers of interests notes (PDF, 226KB).

New register of interests - Form 1 s201A LGA
s198A COBA
PDF icon pdf 20 KB
New related person register if interests - Form 2 s201A LGA
s198A COBA
PDF icon pdf 18 KB
Update register of interests - Form 3 s201A LGA
s198A COBA
PDF icon pdf 19 KB
Update related person register of interests - Form 4 s201A LGA
s198A COBA
PDF icon pdf 20 KB
Councillor and advisor annual confirmation - Form 5 s201C LGA
s198C COBA
PDF icon pdf 18 KB
Related person annual confirmation - Form 6 s201C LGA
s198C COBA
PDF icon pdf 19 KB

Other statutory forms for Brisbane City Council

Statutory forms for Brisbane City Council Legislative reference Type and size

General purpose financial statements certificates

Certificates must accompany council's financial statements given to the Auditor-General. The requirements relating to the certificates are set out under the City of Brisbane Regulation 2012 (CoBR). The certificates must be signed by the Lord Mayor and CEO of council and be in the following approved form.

Management certificate - Form 5 s202(5) of CoBR PDF icon pdf 20 KB
Certificate of accuracy - current year sustainability statement - Form 6 s202(5) of CoBR PDF icon pdf 18 KB
Certificate of accuracy - long-term sustainability statement - Form 7 s202(5) of CoBR PDF icon pdf 19 KB

Orders to enter property

Orders may be sought from a magistrate's court to enable access to property for the purpose of undertaking specific works where an owner or occupier has denied access to council employees or their agents. The requirements for applying for an order and executing an order are set out under section 136 of the City of Brisbane Act 2010 (CoBA). An application for an order must be submitted to a magistrate using the following approved form.

Application court order to enter - Form 2 s136 of CoBA Word icon word doc 72 KB

Warrants to enter property

Warrants may be sought from a magistrate's court to enable access to property where there are reasonable grounds to suspect that evidence of an offence under a local government related law may be found. Only an authorised person may apply for a warrant. The requirements for applying for a warrant and executing a warrant are set out under sections 119 and 120 of the City of Brisbane Act 2010 (CoBA). An application for a warrant must be submitted to a magistrate using the following approved form.

Application warrant to enter - Form 1 s119 of CoBA Word icon word doc 106 KB

Other statutory forms for all other local governments

Statutory forms for all other local governments Legislative reference Type and size

General purpose financial statements certificates

Certificates must accompany council's financial statements given to the Auditor-General. The requirements relating to the certificates are set out under the Local Government Regulation 2012 (LGR). The certificates must be signed by the mayor and chief executive of the council and be in the following approved form.

Management certificate - entities - Form 1 212(5) of LGR PDF icon pdf 19 KB
Management certificate - Form 2 212(5) of LGR PDF icon pdf 20 KB
Certificate of accuracy - current year sustainability statement - Form 3 212(5) of LGR PDF icon pdf 18 KB
Certificate of accuracy - long-term sustainability statement - Form 4 212(5) of LGR PDF icon pdf 19 KB

Orders to enter property

Orders may be sought from a magistrate's court to enable access to property for the purpose of undertaking specific works where an owner or occupier has denied access to local government employees or their agents. The requirements for applying for an order and executing an order are set out under section 146 of the Local Government Act 2009 (LGA). An application for an order must be submitted to a magistrate using the following approved form.

Application Court order to enter - Form 4 s146 of LGA Word icon word doc 72 KB

Warrants to enter property

Warrants may be sought from a magistrate's court to enable access to property where there are reasonable grounds to suspect that evidence of an offence under a Local Government Act may be found. Only an authorised person may apply for a warrant. The requirements for applying for a warrant and executing a warrant are set out under sections 130 and 131 of the Local Government Act 2009 (LGA). An application for a warrant must be submitted to a magistrate using the following approved form.

Application Warrant to enter - Form 3 s130 of LGA Word icon word doc 79 KB