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Section 8.10. Section 8.10. Regional Councils will adopt annual budgets limited to a three per cent deficit, during their term of administration.
Section 8.10. This should be removed entirely as it is not appropriate in the constitution. It is for Parliament to decide how regional councils, town councils etc should operate.
Delete original and replace with..
Section 8.10. Section 8.10 The penalties for breaching any and all financial regulations or corruption shall be severe. They will include the reclaiming of wrongly accrued financial gains and possible custodial terms.
Section 8.10. Remove entire Section