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3 Recording of conflict of interest

(1) This section applies if a member has a conflict of interest, or could reasonably be taken to have a conflict of interest, in an issue being considered or to be considered at a meeting of the member's panel.

(2) For subsection (1), a member has a conflict of interest in an issue if there is a conflict between the member's private interest and the honest performance of the member's role as a member of a panel exercising its functions under part 4 of the Act.

(3) The member must declare the conflict of interest to the meeting.

Maximum penalty--20 penalty units.

(4) The panel must ensure the declaration is recorded in the minutes for the meeting.

(5) The record must include--

(a) the nature of the conflict of interest as described by the member; and
(b) how the member dealt with the conflict of interest; and
(c) if the member voted on the issue--how the member voted.

(6) In this section--

conflict of interest, for a member in an issue, does not include a conflict of interest arising out of a material personal interest the member has in the issue under section 36 of the Act.

private interest includes both pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests.

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