The Ethics and Conflict of Interest Code for Senators


1. The purposes of this Code are to
(a) maintain and enhance public confidence and trust in the integrity of Senators and the Senate;
(b) provide for greater certainty and guidance for Senators when dealing with issues that may present foreseeable real or apparent conflicts of interest; and
(c) establish clear standards and a transparent system by which questions relating to proper conduct may be addressed by an independent, non-partisan adviser.