Former or Current Public Officials Employed by or Providing Services to a Lobbyist

The Act requires individuals who are engaged in lobbying activity on behalf of a lobbyist and who were at any time a Designated Public Official to be named in returns on the Lobbying Register.

Section 12 of the Act provides that if you are or were a Designated Public Official (whether before or after the passing of the Act), and

  • are employed by or providing services to a lobbyist, and
  • were engaged in lobbying communications during a relevant reporting period,

your name is required to be included in a return by the lobbyist for that period and your name will appear on the Lobbying Register.