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RATEPAYERS and CITIZENS DETERMINE if those who serve us HAVE A CONFLICT OF INTEREST,OMBUDSMAN VIC.?9 September at 12:01 from atlas
COUNCILLORS CANNOT VOTE WHEN THEY HAVE CONFLICTS OF INTEREST;the same CONDITIONS apply to all CONSULTANTS,CONTRACTORS,and other PEAK BODIES that supply services to LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
You have a conflict of interestif a COUNCIL decision is likely to affect you,your business,a relative or an organisation you are conected with.
You can also have a conflict of interest in a decision,if it will affect someone who donated money to your election campaign.
Substantial penalties ,even disqualification from council apply if you are found guilty in a court.
It is well known in LOCAL GOVERNMENT CIRCLES that many convictions have occured due to CONFLICTS of INTEREST.
For more information contact THE EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.org,