Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Act 2002 explanatory notes. by Scotland. Parliament.

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An Act of the Scottish Parliament to establish a Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner to investigate complaints about the conduct of members of the Parliament and to report upon the outcome of such investigations to the Parliament; and for connected purposes.

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The Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner. Appointment of the Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner. Appointment of the acting Commissioner. Functions of the Commissioner. Directions to the Commissioner. Investigation of complaints. General provisions relating to an investigation into a complaint.

Stage 1: Admissibility of complaints. Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Act This Act of Scottish Parliament creates the Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner. It is the Commissioner's responsibility to investigate any complaints about the conduct of a member of the Parliament.

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Standards Commissioner Act (“the Act”) and by virtue of Rule 3A.2 of the Standing Orders of the Scottish Parliament the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee of the Scottish Parliament (“the Committee”) gives the following. Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Act (“the Act”)43 and by virtue of Rule 3A.2 of the Standing Orders of the Scottish Parliament the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee of the Scottish.

Guide to Information. Standards Commission's Guide to Information (Publication Scheme.) The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act requires Scottish public authorities to produce and maintain a publication scheme. Authorities are under a legal obligation to: publish the classes of information that they make routinely available: and.

A Bill to establish the Commission for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland; to transfer to its members the functions of the Chief Investigating Officer, the Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner and the Commissioner for Public Appointments in Scotland; to make amendments of the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc.

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4 Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Bill (3) The Commissioner may at any time make a report to the Parliament as to the progress of an investigation into a complaint. (4) Subject to the provisions of this Act, it is for the Commissioner to decide when and how.

Section 6: Cross-Party Groups; Guidance on Cross-Party Groups (Section 6) The Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Act (Form and Content of Written Statement) Determination (KB pdf) Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Act (external site)Author: Angie Shand.

The Standards Commission for Scotland. Welcome to the website of the Standards Commission for Scotland. We are an independent public body, responsible for encouraging high standards of behaviour by councillors and those appointed to boards of devolved public bodies.

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Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards. Parliamentary. I first considered the admissibility of the complaint under the three tests set out in Section 6 of the Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Act (the Act).

The first test. The first is a test of relevance. A complaint is relevant if: (a) it is about the conduct of a member of the Parliament. The Standards Committee took forward the legislation as a Committee Bill and the Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Act was passed in This sets out my role in the complaints process.

On the basis of my experience, it is indeed beneficial for the Commissioner post to have a statutory basis. The Commissioner's role in public standards is legislated for in the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc.

(Scotland) ActScottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Act and the Public Appointsments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) act Appointer: Scottish Parliament. Standards Committee, 5th Report, (Session 2) – ANNEX A (4) The complaints are listed below under Sections of the Code of Conduct alleged to have been breached as three of the four complainers presented their complaints in this way.

Section Members’ primary duty is to act in the interests of the Scottish people and their Parliament. The Act established the Standards Commission for Scotland and the post of Chief Investigating Officer.

The Act was amended by the Scottish Parliamentary Commissions and Commissioners etc. Act and the Chief Investigating Officer's functions are now undertaken by the Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland.

The Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner was the independent watchdog that dealt with complaints about Member of the Scottish Parliaments between and History [ edit ] The role was created by the Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Act 3.

Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Act 4. Determinations made under the Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Act 5. Do I have a declarable interest.

Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Act 7. Directions made under the Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Act VOLUME 1. The Commissioner is supported by a team of people and together they undertake functions set out the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc.

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(Scotland) Actand the Lobbying (Scotland) Act Information and guidance for using your rights to access public and environmental information through the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act and the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 4.

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Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act ( asp 13) Scottish Qualifications Authority Act ( asp 14) University of St. Andrews (Postgraduate Medical Degrees) Act ( asp 15) Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Act ( asp 16) Debt Arrangement and Attachment (Scotland) Act ( asp 17) The Standards Commission undertake equalities impact assessments when any policies, procedures and practices are introduced or amended.

Standing Orders. The Standards Commission's Standing Orders outline the arrangements that cover the conduct of business and how the organisation will discharge its functions. The Standing Orders can be found here. Biographies of members of the Commission on Parliamentary Reform – provided by the members.

John McCormick (Chair) John McCormick graduated MA with Honours in History and Economic History from Glasgow University in and taught in a Glasgow comprehensive school while completing a degree. He joined the BBC Education Department in as Education. The Convener (Bill Kidd) I thank everyone for attending the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee’s 22nd meeting in Under agenda item 1, we will take evidence on the Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill.

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Act provided that, with effect from 1 Aprilthe Standards Commission would be supported by the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body (SPCB). The main financial objective for the Standards Commission is to ensure that the financial outturn for the year is within the budget.

Part 2 of Schedule 6 relates to Freedom of Information and amends the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act The Explanatory Notes to the Bill explain at paragraph that “these provisions are being made in consequence of anticipated pressures on the resources of Scottish public authorities for the duration of the coronavirus outbreak.”.

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