Under the Ward Development Fund Regulation 1997, the Honiara City Council provides funding for the development of the Twelve Wards of Honiara, each represented by an Elected Councilor.
The purpose of the ward development funds is for the development of the well being of those living in that Ward.
The funds are to assist individuals or groups of that Ward for any income generating project, community or religious related projects, or any expense relating to primary or secondary education.
The Honiara Town Council (Ward Development Fund) Regulation 1997 was gazetted on the 24th of January 1996 under Legal Notice No.3.
Finances of Ward Development Funds
Each elected members are responsible and accountable on how the ward development fund is spent and retired.
The ward development fund under no circumstances – can’t be paid in advance before the amount of the quarter is due in which it shall be subject to audit as required under the Financial Instructions.