The finalized copy of the “Code of Conduct for Members of Parliament” was tabled and presented for the approval of the House by the Hon. Speaker today.
The objective of the Code of Conduct is to assist the Members of Parliament to exercise, perform and discharge by them of their powers, functions and duties in order to fulfil their responsibilities to the Parliament, to their constituents, and the public at large. It consists of thirteen parts which describes the duties of Members, rules of conduct, behaviour, procedure for inquiry, sanctions etc among others.
This was prepared with the assistance of the Legal Draftsman after taking into consideration all the comments and proposals submitted by the Hon. Members of Parliament.