The Herald’s controversial left-wing gurnard adds the following as a footnote to an attempted hit piece on Cameron Brewer.
The relevance escapes me, but it is of interest to Whaleoil readers where the idea of getting Len Brown dealt to under the standards of being an automatic JP because it comes with the job as a Mayor.
Mayor Len Brown is a justice of the peace – a group considered to uphold the highest ethical standards.
But those standards don’t apply to Mr Brown, according to the Royal Federation of New Zealand Justices.
Federation registrar Alan Hart JP said a small number of emails had been received taking issue with Mr Brown’s role as a JP, which he is automatically granted as mayor of a local body.
Mr Hart said that JPs appointed as a result of their roles were not covered by the federation’s rules, including its code of conduct.
You have to wonder what sort of “non-corrupt” country we live in when we have a Mayor that doesn’t answer to a Code of Conduct, isn’t covered by RFNZJ rules or code of conduct, and is essentially untouchable until he sits in a jail somewhere convicted of a crime. ¬† Read more »