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It is a constitutional one about whether the manager of a council can influence or tell councilors how to vote

Lawyer's Assistant: What state is this in? It matters because laws vary by location.

Tasmania the Springbay /glamorgan council

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have been taken so far?

I'm not sure about any action being taken

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Hi, I’m John a solicitor from Melbourne. I may ask you a few questions to narrow the issues you have raised.

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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 2 months ago

councillors are bound by the constitution that governs them in their decisions.

It is a known fact that managers / councillors may lobby other councillors in favour of a decision that needs to be made.

Is this legal in the process, of course not, but it happens and decisions are sometimes finalised on limited independence.

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you are most welcome

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to avoid costs ..i was looking for a yes or no answer...cheers
Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 2 months ago

I totally understand where you are coming from.

If you need any further information let me know and I will be pleased to assist.

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