Committee on Ethics
Under Rule 290 of the Rule of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Council of States, the Committee on Ethics has the following functions:
 to oversee the moral and ethical conduct of members;
 to prepare a Code of Conduct for members and to suggest amendments or additions to the Code from time to time in the form of reports to the Council;
 to examine cases concerning the alleged breach of the Code of Conduct by members as also cases concerning allegations of any other ethical misconduct of members; and
 to tender advice to members from time to time on questions involving ethical standards either suo motu or on receiving specific requests.