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Pecuniary Interest

Definition overview

1 Definition

Involves an actual or potential financial gain or loss. For example:

  • Existing proprietary, contractual and employment rights
  • Existing liabilities / obligations
  • Interests created by, in, or under a decision or transaction effected by the University
  • Indirect economic relationships (share price value)
  • Expectancies (future economic interests, employment opportunities etc.)

2 References

UniSQ Defined.

3 Definition Information

Approved Date


Effective Date


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Complying with the law and observing Policy and Procedure is a condition of working and/or studying at the University.

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