The Chief Executive Officer must maintain a Register of Interests and must cause to be entered in the Register all information furnished pursuant to this Division and Schedule 3.
70—Inspection of Register
A council must publish, in accordance with the regulations, the following details in relation to each member of the council contained in the Register on a website determined by the chief executive officer (and cause the details on the website to be updated at regular intervals):
(a) the member's income sources (within the meaning of Schedule 3) or employer;
(b) the name of any political party, any body or association formed for political purposes or any trade or professional organisation (within the meaning of Schedule 3) of which the member is a member;
(c) any gifts received by the member that are required to be included in the information entered in the Register in relation to the member.
The Chief Executive Officer of a council must ensure that a record (the Register of Allowances and Benefits) is kept in which is entered, in accordance with principles (if any) prescribed by the regulations, in respect of each member of the council— (a) the annual allowance payable to the member; and (b) details of any expenses reimbursed by the council under section 77(1)(b); and (c) details of other benefits paid or payable to, or provided for the benefit of, the member by the council.
A council must prepare and adopt a management plan or management plans for its community land if— (a) the land falls within the ambit of section 194(1)(b) or (c); or (b) the land is, or is to be, occupied under a lease or licence; or (c) the land has been, or is to be, specifically modified or adapted for the benefit or enjoyment of the community. Community Land Management Plan(1214 kb)
A council must keep a register of all community land in its area. (2) The register— (a) must contain the information required by the regulations; and (b) must contain copies of current management plans; and (c) may consist (if the council so decides) of a computer record of the relevant information. (3) The register must be available for inspection (without charge) by the public at the principal office of the council during ordinary office hours. (4) A person is entitled, on payment of a fee fixed by the council, to an extract from the register.
A council must keep a register of public roads in its area. (2) The register— (a) must include the information required by regulation; and (b) may consist (if the council so decides) of a computer record of the relevant information. (3) The register must be available for public inspection (without charge) at the principal office of the council during ordinary office hours. (4) A person is entitled, on payment of a fee fixed by the council, to an extract from the register.
A council may, by instrument in writing, appoint a person (other than a member of the council) as an authorised person.
261 – An authorised person may – (a) After giving reasonable notice to the owner or occupier of land, enter land – (i) For a purpose related to the operation, administration or enforcement of this or another Act by the council (including to ascertain whether an order should be made or other action taken by the council under this or another Act); or (ii) To carry out any inspection that the council is authorised to undertake under this or another Act; or (iii) To carry out any work that the council is authorised to undertake under this or another Act.
(1) A member or employee of a council must not seek out or receive a gift or benefit that is, or could reasonably be taken to be, intended or likely to create a sense of obligation on the part of the member or employee to a person or influence the member or employee in the performance or discharge of the member's or employee's functions or duties.
(2) If a member or employee of a council receives a gift or benefit of an amount greater than the amount determined by the Minister (from time to time), by notice published in the Gazette, the member or employee must provide details of the gift or benefit to the chief executive officer of the council.
(3) The Chief Executive Officer of a council must maintain a register of gifts and benefits received by members and employees of the council and must ensure that the details of each gift and benefit provided under this clause are included in the register.