Register of interests guidance note

9.1 I understand that I must, within 28 days of becoming aware of any new or change in the above interests, including any change in relation to a sensitive interest, provide written notification thereof to the Council’s Monitoring Officer.


9.2 I recognise that it is a breach of the Council’s Code of Conduct to:


(1)  omit information that ought to be given in this notice;

(2)  provide information that is materially false or misleading;

(3)  fail to give further notices in order to

·  bring up to date information  given in this notice;

·  declare an interest that I acquire after the date of this notice and have to declare

and that any breach of the Code of Conduct can be referred to the Standards Committee.


9.3 I note that failure (without reasonable excuse) to


(a)  register a DPI

(b)  to disclose any unregistered interest in a matter under consideration if present at a meeting or

(c)  to notify the Monitoring Officer of any unregistered DPI within 28 days of its disclosure at a meeting

(d)  participate in any discussion or vote when a DPI exists

are criminal offences and risk a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale (currently £5,000) or disqualification as a member for a period not exceeding 5 years.