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You are here: Home Investigating corruption Past investigations CMC public hearings Gold Coast City Council election Gold Coast City Council - Terms of reference
You are here: Home Investigating corruption Past investigations CMC public hearings Gold Coast City Council election Gold Coast City Council - Terms of reference

Gold Coast City Council - Terms of reference

1) To investigate:

(i) cases of alleged or suspected official misconduct by councillors of the Gold Coast City Council concerning:

a) false or misleading statements of candidates for the Gold Coast City Council election in March 2004 with respect to details of any association with other candidates or entities

b) electoral bribery with respect to the Gold Coast City Council election in March 2004

c) returns about election gifts with respect to the Gold Coast City Council election in March 2004

d) declaring and dealing with conflicts of interest or material personal interests since the Gold Coast City Council election in March 2004

e) any criminal offence involving the performance of their functions since the Gold Coast City Council election in March 2004.

(ii) any related cases of alleged or suspected official misconduct by  other persons.

2) To examine the adequacy of existing legislation in relation to the conduct of local government elections and local government business, including provisions relating to:

a) misleading voters

b) electoral bribery

c) returns about election gifts

d) declaring and dealing with conflicts of interest and material personal interests by councillors.

3) To make any recommendations as may be considered appropriate in relation to (2), including recommendations for any necessary changes to current policies, legislation and practices.

Last updated: 10 October 2012

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