Complaint (Minor Breach) Register

This register is published in accordance with Section 5.121 of the Local Government Act 1995 which provides:

5.121.   Register of certain complaints of minor breaches

    (1)    The complaints officer for each local government is required to maintain a register of complaints which records all complaints that result in a finding under section 5.110(2)(a) that a minor breach has occurred.

   (2)    The register of complaints is to include, for each recorded complaint —

             (a)    the name of the council member about whom the complaint is made; and

             (b)    the name of the person who makes the complaint; and

             (c)    a description of the minor breach that the standards panel finds has occurred; and

             (d)    details of the action taken under section 5.110(6).

   (3)    The CEO must publish an up‑to‑date version of the register of complaints on the local government’s official website.

Where no item is included in the Register, a complaint as mentioned in this section has not been made or received.


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To make a complaint about an alleged breach of the Code of Conduct by Council Members, Committee Members and Candidates, the complaint must be made in writing using THIS FORM.