ESSENTIAL DOCUMENTS FOR COUNCILLORS
The Declaration of Acceptance of Office

 

WALTON-IN-GORDANO PARISH COUNCIL

NORTH SOMERSET

 

 

DECLARATION OF ACCEPTANCE OF OFFICE

(COUNCILLOR)

 

 

 

I, 

 

having been elected to the office of COUNCILLOR for Walton-in-Gordano Parish Council, DECLARE that I take that office upon myself, and will duly and faithfully fulfil the duties of it according to the best of my judgement and ability.

 

I undertake to be guided by the National Code of Local Government Conduct in the performance of my duties in that office.

 

 

 

Dated this     day of           20

 

 

 

 

(Signature)......................................................

 

 

 

 

 

The Declaration was made and signed before me.

 

 

 

 

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Clerk and Proper Officer of Walton-in-Gordano Parish Council

 

 

 

Notes

 1. A person elected to the office of Parish Councillor shall make the above Declaration before or at the first meeting of the Parish Council after his/her election.

 2. The Declaration shall be made in the presence of the Clerk to the Parish Council and signed by the person making that declaration.

 3. The completed Declaration must be handed to the Clerk of the Parish Council for his/her retention immediately after completion.

 4. If an elected member of a Parish Council fails to comply with 1 and 2 above their office shall become vacant.