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PURPOSE OF THE CODE

KRS Section(s) - KRS 6.606

The Code states that the proper operation of democratic government requires that:

  • A public official be independent and impartial;
  • A public official not use public office to obtain private benefits;
  • A public official avoid any action which creates the appearance that he/she is using public office to obtain a private benefit;
  • Government policy and decisions be made through the established processes of government; and
  • The public have confidence in the integrity of its government and its public officials. (KRS 6.606)