Code Of Conduct For Members Of Legislature

November 8, 2021 | 2 Comments

The “Code Of Conduct For Members Of The Legislature” was tabled in the House of Assembly on Friday, with the Code covering “ethical standards of behaviour to guide and assist Members of the Legislature in the discharge of their obligations to the House of Assembly their constituents and members of the public.”

“Members must not act or make decisions in order to gain financial or other material benefits for themselves or for any other person,” the document notes.

“In carrying out public business, Members of the Legislature must act impartially and fairly and should make choices on merit. Decisions, including making public appointments and awarding contracts, shall be evidence-based and made without bias or discrimination.”

The Code of Conduct for Members of the Legislature follows below [PDF here]:

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  1. Ringmaster says:

    A waste of time because there are basically no financial let alone criminal penalties. Obtain a benefit of millions of dollars, apologise and keep the money. Unethical but not illegal behaviour will continue. The findings of the COI were swept under the carpet and there were real issues there.

  2. Joe Bloggs says:

    “Members of the Legislature must act solely in terms of the public interest.”

    Yeah, right.

    “In carrying out public business, Members of the Legislature must act impartially and fairly and should make choices on merit.”

    Now I am thinking about Port Royal Golf Course and Kings Wharf

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