Committee on Ethics


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:

[1] to oversee the moral and ethical conduct of members;

[2] 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;

[3] 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

[4] to tender advice to members from time to time on questions involving ethical standards either suo motu or on receiving specific requests.