Appendix 2: Sources of guidance on conflicts of interest

Cambridge High School's management of conflicts of interest in relation to Cambridge International College (NZ) Limited.

Publications by other organisations that contain useful discussions or guidance about some types of conflicts of interest include:

  • State Services Commission, New Zealand Public Service Code of Conduct (July 2002);
  • State Services Commission, Walking the Line: Managing Conflicts of Interest, resource kit (June 2003);
  • State Services Commission, Report for State Services Commissioner on Civil Aviation Authority Policies Procedures and Practices relating to Conflicts of Interest and Conduct of Special Purpose Inspections and Investigations (December 2003);
  • State Services Commission, Board Appointment and Induction Guidelines (August 1999);
  • Securities Commission, Corporate Governance in New Zealand Principles and Guidelines: A Handbook for Directors, Executives, and Advisers (March 2004);
  • Crown Company Monitoring Advisory Unit, Crown Company Directors’ Fees and Reimbursement Guidelines (February 2004);
  • Cabinet Office, Cabinet Manual, paragraphs 2.46-2.77 (2001);
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand, Auditing Standard 510: Related Parties (1998);
  • Tertiary Advisory Monitoring Unit, Conflicts of Interest in Relation to Tertiary Education Institution Councils (updated November 2004);
  • New South Wales Ombudsman, Public Sector Agencies Fact Sheet No. 3: Conflict of Interests (July 2003);
  • New South Wales Ombudsman, Pre-requisites to Avoid or Manage Conflict of Interests (January 2004).

Publications by the Auditor-General that discuss various aspects of conflicts of interest include:

All of these publications are available from the websites of the relevant organisations.

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