Two principles – an ethical principle “trust” and a relationship principle “respect” .
Attachments – the Code has various attachments and these are summarised in this section. They include various policies, protocols and guidelines that all relate to the conduct of elected members .
Material breaches are defined. Material breaches are more serious in nature. Complaints about material breaches are referred to an external Conduct Commissioner .
Complaints – an elected member, a member of the public or the chief executive on behalf of staff, may lodge a complaint that an elected member has breached the Code. This section sets out the process and roles for investigators and Conduct Commissioners .