The Ethics and Conflict of Interest Code for Senators

Assisting the Public

4. Senators are encouraged to continue to assist members of the public as long as their actions are consistent with their obligations under this Code.

Carrying on Activities

5. Senators who are not ministers of the Crown may participate in any outside activities, including the following, as long as they are able to comply with the principles of the Code and fulfil their obligations under it:
(a) engaging in employment or in the practice of a profession;
(b) carrying on a business;
(c) being a director or officer in a corporation, association, trade union or not-for-profit organization; and
(d) being a partner in a partnership.

Jurisdiction of CIBA

6. Nothing in this Code affects the jurisdiction of the Standing Senate Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration.

Role of the Speaker

7. Procedural matters referred to in this Code that are expressly provided for in the Rules of the Senate are under the jurisdiction and authority of the Speaker rather than the Senate Ethics Officer.