Conflict of Interest Act

Version of section 15 from 2011-12-15 to 2017-12-11:

Marginal note:Prohibited activities
  •  (1) No reporting public office holder shall, except as required in the exercise of his or her official powers, duties and functions,

    • (a) engage in employment or the practice of a profession;

    • (b) manage or operate a business or commercial activity;

    • (c) continue as, or become, a director or officer in a corporation or an organization;

    • (d) hold office in a union or professional association;

    • (e) serve as a paid consultant; or

    • (f) be an active partner in a partnership.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (1.1) Despite paragraph (1)(a), for the purpose of maintaining his or her employment opportunities or ability to practice his or her profession on leaving public office, a reporting public office holder may engage in employment or the practice of a profession in order to retain any licensing or professional qualifications or standards of technical proficiency necessary for that purpose if

    • (a) the reporting public office holder does not receive any remuneration; and

    • (b) the Commissioner is of the opinion that it is not incompatible with the reporting public office holder’s duties as a public office holder.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Despite paragraph (1)(c), a reporting public office holder who is a director or officer in a Crown corporation as defined in section 83 of the Financial Administration Act may continue as, or become, a director or officer in a financial or commercial corporation but only if the Commissioner is of the opinion that it is not incompatible with his or her public duties as a public office holder.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (3) Despite paragraph (1)(c), a reporting public office holder may continue as, or become, a director or officer in an organization of a philanthropic, charitable or non-commercial character but only if the Commissioner is of the opinion that it is not incompatible with his or her public duties as a public office holder.

  • Marginal note:Political activities

    (4) Nothing in this section prohibits or restricts the political activities of a reporting public office holder.

  • 2006, c. 9, s. 2 "15";
  • 2011, c. 24, s. 168.
Date modified: