6. Personal gain

  1. A councillor may not use the position or privileges of a councillor, or confidential information obtained as a councillor, for private gain or to improperly benefit another person.
  2. Except with the prior consent of the municipal council, a councillor may not-
    1. be a party to or beneficiary under a contract for-
      1. the provision of goods or services to the municipality; or
      2. the performance of any work otherwise than as a councillor for the municipality;
    2. obtain a financial interest in any business of the municipality; or
    3. for a fee or other consideration appear on behalf of any other person before the council or a committee.
  3. If more than one quarter of the councillors object to consent being given to a councillor in terms of subitem (2), such consent may only be given to the councillor with the approval of the MEC for local government in the province.