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Conflicts of interest

186 Conflicts of interest

(1) If a public service employee, other than a chief executive, has an interest that conflicts or may conflict with the discharge of the employee’s duties, the employee—
(a) must disclose the nature of the interest and conflict to the employee’s chief executive as soon as practicable after the relevant facts come to the employee’s knowledge; and
(b) must not take action or further action relating to a matter that is, or may be, affected by the conflict unless authorised by the chief executive.
(2) The chief executive of a department may direct a public service employee employed in the department to resolve a conflict or possible conflict between an interest of the employee and the employee’s duties.
(3) For the interpretation of a reference to an interest or a conflict of interest, see section 65 (4) .

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