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The Conduct of Members (Model Code of Conduct) (Wales) Order 2001

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and application

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Model code of conduct

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT FOR MEMBERS OF COUNTY, COUNTY BOROUGH AND COMMUNITY COUNCILS, FIRE AUTHORITIES AND NATIONAL PARK AUTHORITIES IN WALES

      1. PART I

        1. Interpretation

      2. PART II

        1. Scope

          1. 1.General Provisions

          2. 2.This code of conduct shall, unless otherwise indicated, only apply...

          3. 3.Where a member acts as a representative of the authority...

        2. Promotion of Equality and Respect for Others

          1. 4.Members of the authority: (a) must carry out their duties...

        3. Accountability and Openness

          1. 5.Members: (a) must not disclose information given in confidence, without...

        4. Duty to uphold the law

          1. 6.(1) Members: (a) must not in their official capacity or...

        5. Selflessness and stewardship

          1. 7.Members: (a) must not, in their official capacity or otherwise,...

        6. Objectivity and Propriety

          1. 8.A member when reaching decisions: (a) must reach decisions on...

        7. Integrity

          1. 9.Members: (a) must observe the law and the authority’s rules...

      3. PART III DISCLOSURE AND REGISTRATION OF INTERESTS

        1. 10.Members must in all matters consider whether they have a...

        2. 11.A member has a personal interest in a matter if...

        3. 12.Members must regard themselves as having a personal interest in...

        4. 13.Members must regard themselves as having a personal interest in...

        5. 14.Members must regard themselves as having a personal interest in...

        6. 15.Members can regard themselves as not having a personal interest...

        7. 16.(1) A member who has a personal interest in a...

        8. 17.(1) In relation to a matter which a member has...

        9. 18.For the purposes of paragraph 16(2) and (3), the standards...

        10. 19.Any disclosed interests must be registered in the register maintained...

        11. 20.Members must exercise personal responsibility in deciding whether they have...

        12. 21.Members must notify the monitoring officer of any change to...

        13. 22.The registration of gifts and hospitality

  6. Explanatory Note

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