Notifiable Gift Register

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Local Government Administration Regulations 1996

Regulation 34B (1)

A notifiable gift in relation to a person who is an employee , means -

(a) a gift worth between $50 and $300; or 

(b) a gift that is one of 2 or more gifts given to the employee by the same person within a period of 6 months that are in total worth between $50 and $300.

Regulation 34B(3)

A code of conduct is to contain a requirement that a person who is an  employee and who accepts a notifiable gift from a person who -

(a) is undertaking or seeking to undertake an activity involving a local government discretion ; or

(b) it is reasonable to believe is intending to undertake an activity involving a local government discretion,

notify the CEO, in accordance with subregulation (4) and within 10 days of accpting the gift , of the acceptance.

Regulation 34B(4)

A code of conduct is to require that the notification of the acceptance of  a notifiable gift be in writing and include - 

(a)  the name of the person who gave the gits; and

(b)  the date on which the gift was accepted; and

(c) a description , and the estimated value, of the gift; and

(d) the nature of the relationship between the person who is an employee and the person who gave the gift ; and

(e) if the gift ia a notifiable that is one of 2 or more gifts given to the employee by the same person within a period of six months that are in total worth between $50 and $300 ) -

  1. a description; and
  2. the estimated value; and
  3. the date of acceptance,  of each other gift accepted within the 6 month period.  

Regulation 34B(5)

A code of conduct is to require that the CEO - 

(a) keep a register of notifiable gifts; and

(b) record in the register details of notifications given to comply with a requirement made under subregulation (3) ; and

(c) publish an up - to - date version of the register on the local governments official website.