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Place Names Bill 2019
Type of vote: Bill (Amendment)
Moved by: Liberals
Thursday, 17 October 2019
That Clause 13 be amended by inserting the following subclause after subclause (4):
(5) For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in this section prevents the use of a traditional, colloquial or comedic name for a place if such a name is used in good faith in circumstances where the use of such a name is unlikely to mislead or deceive another person.
Amendment - 17 Oct 2019 (Passed)
Clarifies that traditional, colloquial or comedic names for places can be used without breaching the provisions of the Act.