The Ethics and Conflict of Interest Code for Senators


44. (1) A breach of the Code by any one Senator affects all Senators and the ability of the Senate to carry out its functions, and may lead the Senate to impose sanctions or order remedial measures.

Enforcement process

44. (2) To further compliance, the Code provides for a five-step enforcement process:
(a) statements of compliance from Senators;
(b) preliminary review by the Senate Ethics Officer;
(c) inquiry by the Senate Ethics Officer;
(d) Committee study; and
(e) Senate decision.

Respect for process

44. (3) Senators shall respect in all particulars the enforcement process established by the Code.