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The first of two basic concepts ethical planning professionals members should be governed by is:

14.1.1 They must be competent.

This means:
14.1.1.1 They must know the competencies for their area of practice; and
14.1.1.2 They must be able to successfully apply the competencies.

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The second of two basic concepts ethical planning professionals members should be governed by is:

14.1.2 They must have integrity.

This means:
14.1.2.1 They must have a keen sense of responsibility to their profession and employers and the public; and
14.1.2.2 They must retain a sense of independence that will enable them to exercise their professional judgment independently and without bias.

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As per 14.2.1, in order to comply with the two basic ethical planning concepts of competency and integrity, members shall:

Practice sustainable planning that considers the use of society’s resources and the needs of future generations;
(Similar to CIP Value 1)

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As per 14.2.2, in order to comply with the two basic ethical planning concepts of competency and integrity, members shall:

Value both the natural and human environments and understand their interrelationships;
(Similar to CIP Value 3)

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As per 14.2.3, in order to comply with the two basic ethical planning concepts of competency and integrity, members shall:

Acknowledge that planning decisions can have effects that cross jurisdictional boundaries;
(Similar to CIP Value 2)

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As per 14.2.4, in order to comply with the two basic ethical planning concepts of competency and integrity, members shall:

Balance the interests of communities with the interests of individuals;
(Similar to CIP Value 6)

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As per 14.2.5, in order to comply with the two basic ethical planning concepts of competency and integrity, members shall:

Strive to continuously improve their knowledge of applicable planning theory and practice; and
(Not included in CIP Statement of Values)

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As per 14.2.6, in order to comply with the two basic ethical planning concepts of competency and integrity, members shall:

Foster meaningful public participation by all segments of society.
(Similar to CIP Value 7)

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Code of Professional Conduct Overview Statement

The professional nature of their work requires the acceptance by members of principles of conduct in their relations with the public, fellow members of their profession, their employers or clients, their assistants, and students of the profession.

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As per 14.4.1, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to the Public Interest, members shall:

Practice in a manner that respects the diversity, needs, values and aspirations of the public and encourages discussion of these matters;
(Similar to CIP Value 5 and somewhat Value 7)

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As per 14.4.2, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to the Public Interest, members shall:

Provide full, clear and accurate information on planning matters to decision-makers and members of the public, while recognizing the employer or client’s right to confidentiality and the importance of timely reporting;
(Not included in CIP Values)

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As per 14.4.3, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to the Public Interest, members shall:

Acknowledge the inter-related nature of planning decisions and the consequences for natural and human environments; and
(Combination of CIP Values 1,2 &3)

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As per 14.4.4, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to the Public Interest, members shall:

Provide opportunities for meaningful participation and education in the planning process to all interested parties.
(Similar to CIP Value 7)

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As per 14.5.1, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to Clients and Employers, members shall:

Provide independent professional opinion to clients, employers, the public, and tribunals;

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As per 14.5.2, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to Clients and Employers, members shall:

Perform work only within their areas of professional competence;

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As per 14.5.3, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to Clients and Employers, members shall:

Work with integrity and professionalism;

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As per 14.5.4, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to Clients and Employers, members shall:

Undertake planning services with diligence and render services with appropriate preparation;

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As per 14.5.5, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to Clients and Employers, members shall:

Acknowledge the values held by the client or employer in work performed, unless such values conflict with other aspects of this Code;

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As per 14.5.6, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to Clients and Employers, members shall:

Respect the client or employer’s right to confidentiality of
information gathered through a professional relationship, unless such right conflicts with other aspects of this Code;

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As per 14.5.7, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to Clients and Employers, members shall:

Inform the client or employer in the event of a conflict between the values or actions of the client or employer and those of this Code in a timely manner;

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As per 14.5.8, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to Clients and Employers, members shall:

Ensure timely and full disclosure to a client or employer of a possible conflict of interest arising from the member’s private or professional activities;

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As per 14.5.9, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to Clients and Employers, members shall:

Not offer or accept any financial or other inducement, including prospective employment, that could, or could appear to, influence or affect professional opportunities or planning advice;

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As per 14.5.10, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to Clients and Employers, members shall:

Not, as an employee of a public planning agency, give
professional planning advice for compensation to a private client or employer within the jurisdiction of the public agency without disclosure to the agency and written consent; and

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As per 14.5.11, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to Clients and Employers, members shall:

Not, as a consultant to a public planning agency during the period of contract with the agency, give professional planning advice for compensation to others within the jurisdiction of the agency without disclosure to the agency and written consent in situations where there is the possibility of a conflict of interest arising.

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As per 14.6.1, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to the Profession and Other Members, members shall:

Maintain an appropriate awareness of contemporary planning philosophy, planning theory and practice by obtaining professional education throughout their planning career, including compliance with the Institute’s continuous professional learning requirements;

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As per 14.6.2, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to the Profession and Other Members, members shall:

Not in professional practice, extra-professional activities or in private life, engage in dishonourable or questionable conduct that may cast doubt on their professional competence or integrity or that may reflect adversely on the integrity of the profession;

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As per 14.6.3, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to the Profession and Other Members, members shall:

Ensure that advertising or promotional activities fairly and
accurately communicate the expertise and skills offered, including professional qualifications and affiliations, education and experience;

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As per 14.6.4, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to the Profession and Other Members, members shall:

Act toward other members and colleagues in a spirit of fairness and consideration and not falsely or maliciously injure the professional reputation, prospects or practice of another member or other colleagues;

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As per 14.6.5, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to the Profession and Other Members, members shall:

Respect colleagues in their professional capacity and when evaluating the work of another member, show objectivity and fairness and avoid ill-considered or uninformed criticism of the competence, conduct or advice of the member;

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As per 14.6.6, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to the Profession and Other Members, members shall:

Not attempt to supplant another member once made aware that definitive steps have been taken toward the other’s employment;

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As per 14.6.7, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to the Profession and Other Members, members shall:

Only sign, stamp or seal a final drawing, specification, plan, report or other document actually prepared or checked by the member;

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As per 14.6.8, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to the Profession and Other Members, members shall:

Report to the Institute the behaviour of any member believed to be in breach of this Code or the bylaws of the Institute in a timely manner;

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As per 14.6.9, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to the Profession and Other Members, members shall:

Only make public statements on behalf of the Institute if
authorized to do so;

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As per 14.6.10, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to the Profession and Other Members, members shall:

Comply with any reasonable request of the Institute for
information or for the co-operation of the member in pursuit of any Institute objective, including cooperation with any Institute disciplinary process; and

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As per 14.6.11, in order to comply with the Planner's Responsibility to the Profession and Other Members, members shall:

Respect the process and decision of any review or disciplinary process.