Rule No. 19
Reprisals and Obstruction
1. No Member shall
obstruct the Integrity Commissioner in the carrying out of her or his
member shall threaten or undertake any act of reprisal against a person
inquiry or complaint under
the Code of Conduct or who provides information to the
Commissioner in any investigation.
Council should respect the intent of the Code of Conduct and
investigations conducted under it. It is also a violation of the Code of
Conduct to obstruct the Integrity Commissioner in the carrying out of her
or his responsibilities, as, for example, by the destruction of documents or
the erasing of electronic communications or refusing to respond in writing to a
formal complaint lodged pursuant to the Complaint Protocol passed by Council.