Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 4 August 2020 at 18:48)
440G   Formal censure of councillor for misconduct
(1)  A council may by resolution at a meeting formally censure a councillor for misconduct.
(2)    (Repealed)
(3)  A council may pass a formal censure resolution only if it is satisfied that the councillor has engaged in misconduct on one or more occasions.
(4)  The council must specify in the formal censure resolution the grounds on which it is satisfied that the councillor should be censured.
(5)  A motion for a formal censure resolution may, without limitation, be moved on the report of a committee of the council and any such report must be recorded in the minutes of the meeting of the council.