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Councillors are in a position of trust.

A person who is, or has been, a councillor must not use information acquired as a councillor to directly or indirectly gain a financial advantage for yourself or anyone else, or to harm the local government.

Misuse of information by a councillor

Misconduct by a councillor is:

It is corrupt conduct if a councillor:

A councillor will be automatically suspended as a councillor, and if convicted, automatically disqualified from holding office for four years.