House of Representatives Committees

Standing Committee of Privileges and Members' Interests

Inquiry into Draft Code of Conduct for Members of Parliament


On 23 November 2011, the Standing Committee of Privileges and Members' Interests tabled its report on the inquiry into a Draft Code of Conduct for Members of Parliament.

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This report is comprised of 9 preliminary pages, 8 chapters and 5 appendices.

Preliminary Pages (PDF 55KB)

Contents, Foreword, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference

Chapter 1 (PDF 60KB)


Chapter 2 (PDF 129KB)

Operation of codes in other parliaments

Chapter 3 (PDF 90KB)

Should there be a code?

Chapter 4 (PDF 77KB)

The nature of a code

Chapter 5 (PDF 82KB)

Parliamentary Integrity Commissioner

Chapter 6 (PDF 55KB)

Role of proposed Parliamentary Inegrity Commissioner

Chapter 7 (PDF 64B)

Role of an oversight committee

Chapter 8 (PDF 32KB)

Role of the House in relation to a code

Appendix 1 (PDF 428KB)


Appendix 2 (PDF 32KB)

Extract from agreements

Appendix 3(PDF 47KB)

List of submissions

Appendix 4 (PDF 44KB)


Appendix 5 (PDF 72KB)

Draft code of conduct for Members of the House of Representatives

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