​The key principles that underline the rules in this Code of Conduct are as follows:

  1. Members of Council shall serve and be seen to serve their constituents in a conscientious and diligent manner.
  2. Members of Council should be committed to performing their functions with integrity and transparency.
  3. ​Members of Council shall perform official duties and arrange their public affairs in a manner that promotes public confidence and respect and will bear close public scrutiny.