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Election Caretaker Period Policy

Date approved: 
December 17, 2019
The purpose of this policy is to outline the conduct of Council during the Caretaker Period for Municipal General Elections. The policy aims to ensure that general elections are conducted in a manner that is ethical, fair and equitable, are publicly perceived as such and support the conduct of good governance for Council and the organisation during the Caretaker Period for Municipal General Elections. The Policy will also facilitate the continuation of the ordinary business of local government throughout the caretaker period in a responsible and transparent manner, in accordance with statutory requirements and established “caretaker” conventions.
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