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PUBLIC SERVICE ACT 2008 - SECT 186
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.
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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