Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 8 August 2020 at 22:54)
482   Decision of NCAT—pecuniary interests matters not involving councillors or administrators
(1)  This section applies to complaints relating to breaches of pecuniary interests duties by persons other than councillors, former councillors, administrators or former administrators.
(2)  If it finds a complaint against an employee of the council is proved, the Civil and Administrative Tribunal may—
(a)  counsel the employee, or
(b)  reprimand the employee, or
(c)  recommend that the council take specified disciplinary action against the employee (including counselling or reprimanding the employee), or
(d)  recommend dismissal of the employee.
(3)  The Civil and Administrative Tribunal may, if it finds a complaint against a member of a council committee is proved—
(a)  counsel the member, or
(b)  reprimand the member, or
(c)  suspend the member from office as member of the committee for a period not exceeding 6 months, or
(d)  disqualify the member from holding office as a member of any committee of that council for a period not exceeding 5 years.
(4)  The Civil and Administrative Tribunal may, if it finds a complaint against an adviser to a council is proved—
(a)  counsel the adviser, or
(b)  reprimand the adviser, or
(c)  suspend the adviser from office as adviser for a period not exceeding 6 months, or
(d)  disqualify the adviser from holding office as an adviser to that council for a period not exceeding 5 years.
(4A)  The Civil and Administrative Tribunal may, if it finds a complaint against a delegate of a council (other than the general manager of a council) is proved—
(a)  counsel the delegate, or
(b)  reprimand the delegate, or
(c)  suspend the delegate from acting as a delegate for a period not exceeding 6 months, or
(d)  disqualify the delegate from being a delegate of that council for a period not exceeding 5 years.
(5)  In determining which action, if any, to take against a person under this section, the Tribunal may take into account any previous complaints proved against the person, any action previously taken against the person and any other relevant matters.
(6)    (Repealed)