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Northern Territory Code of Conduct for Ministers and Members proposed by the Country Liberal Party August 2006

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Title

Northern Territory Code of Conduct for Ministers and Members proposed by the Country Liberal Party August 2006

Other title

Tabled paper 603

Collection

Tabled papers for 10th Assembly 2005 - 2008; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2006-08-23

Description

Tabled By Jodeen Carney

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

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application/pdf

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/283058

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/412404

Page content

Country Liberal Party Proposed Northern Territory Ministers and Members Code of Conduct 1. PREAMBLE________________________________________________________________3 1.1 General Obligations of Ministers and Members______________________ 3 2. ENFORCEMENT OF C O D E ______________ _________________________________ 3 2.1 Failure to Comply with Code______________________________________ 3 2.2 Default of Payments of F in e ______________________________________ 4 3. GENERAL STANDARDS OF CONDUCT____________________________________4 3.1 Compliance with Code, Laws and Orders___________________________ 4 3.2 Responsibility for Conduct________________________________________ 4 4. RESPECT FOR THE LAW AND THE SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT_________ 5 4.1 Conformity with the Principles of Accountability and Financial and Collective Responsibility________________________________________________ 5 4.2 Official and Personal Conduct_____________________________________ 5 4.3 Conduct as Employers_________ __________________________________ 6 5. RESPECT FOR PERSONS____________________________________________ __ 6 5.1 Public References to Individuals__________________________________ 6 5.2 Relations with the Public Se rv ice______ .__________________________ 6 5.3 Caretaker Pe riod___________________________________ _____________7 6. INTEGRITY_________________________________ ____________________________ 7 6.1 Ministers and Members Private Interests_________________________7 6.2 Disclosure and Management______________________________________ 8 6.3 Executive Functions_____________________________________________ 8 6.4 Cabinet Deliberations____________________________________________ 9 6.5 Profession or Business____________________________________________ 9 6.6 Personal Interests of Staff________________________________________ 9 6.7 Use of Information Obtained in the Course of Official Duties________ 9 6.8 Attractive and Portable Assets___________________________________10 6.9 Cab Charge Cards_______________________________________________ 10 6.10 Gifts and Benefits_______________________________________________ 10 6.11 Acceptance of G ifts_____________________________________________ 10 6.12 Travel, Accommodation and Hospitality_______________________ _ _ 11 6.13 Post-Separation Employment____________________________________11 7. DILIGENCE______________________________________________________________ 12 8. ECONOMY AND EFFICIENCY____________________________________________12 9. DEFINITIONS ________________________________ 12 Page 2 of 12