Houses of the Oireachtas Commission (Amendment) Act 2009

Code of conduct.

5.— The Principal Act is amended by inserting after section 4 the following:

“4A.— (1) The Commission, after consultation with the Standards in Public Office Commission, shall prepare and publish a code of conduct for the guidance of members of the Commission.

(2) A member of the Commission shall have regard to and be guided by the code in the performance of his or her functions and in relation to any other matters to which the code relates.

(3) The Secretary General, at the request of a member of the Commission, may give advice to the member in relation to the application of the code.”.