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Publication - Guidance

Scottish Ministerial Code 2016 edition

Published: 31 Aug 2016
Part of:
Public sector
ISBN:
9781786524195

Code of conduct and guidance on procedures for Cabinet Secretaries, Ministers and Law Officers.

47 page PDF

645.7kB

47 page PDF

645.7kB

Contents
Scottish Ministerial Code 2016 edition
Footnotes

47 page PDF

645.7kB

Footnotes

1. See www.gov.scot/About/People/Directorates/Services-Groups/HR/HR/policies-guidance/conduct/Civil-Service-Code

2. See www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/25/part/1/chapter/1/crossheading/codes-of-conduct

3. See www.parliament.scot/msps/code-of-conduct-for-msps.aspx 680703_v1_20160830.docx

4. See HM Treasury and Information Commissioner, High Court [2009] EWHC 1811.
See also Erskine May Parliamentary Practice 23 rd Edition 2004, page 443.

5. See www.parliament.scot/visitandlearn/Education/18651.aspx

6. See www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/17797.aspx

7. See www.parliament.scot/msps/code-of-conduct-for-msps.aspx

8. See www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/25/part/1/chapter/1/crossheading/special-advisers

9. See www.gov.uk/government/publications/special-advisers-code-of-conduct

10. See www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/25/part/1/chapter/1/crossheading/appointment

11. See http://civilservicecommission.independent.gov.uk/civil-service-recruitment/

12. See www.publicappointments.org/publications/110/code-of-practice

13. See www.gov.scot/Topics/Government/public-bodies/about/Bodies

14. See www.gov.scot/About/People/Directorates/Services-Groups/HR/HR/policies-guidance/conduct/Civil-Service-Code

15. See www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/25/contents

16. See www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2000/1/contents

17. See www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/Finance/spfm/Accountability

18. See www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-servants-and-party-conferences-guidance

19. References to constituency work also include regional MSPs' work on behalf of their electorates.

20. See https://gcs.civilservice.gov.uk/guidance/propriety/

21. See www.gov.uk/government/publications/special-advisers-code-of-conduct

22. The Planning Minister is the Minister responsible for taking a decision on behalf of Scottish Ministers collectively on planning cases (including planning permission, listed building consents and energy consents) that have been referred to the Scottish Government.

23. See www.parliament.scot/msps/42778.aspx

24. See https://gcs.civilservice.gov.uk/guidance/propriety

25. See Directory of Civil Service Guidance, Volume 2: Collected Guidance, page 41: Ministerial Memoirs: The Radcliffe Rules and their application: www.gov.uk/government/publications/directory-of-civil-service-guidance

26. See www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/assessment/code-of-practice/index.html

27. See www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/about-the-authority/uk-statistical-system/legislation/pre-release-access/index.html

28. See www.parliament.scot/msps/code-of-conduct-for-msps.aspx

29. For full details, see the Code of Conduct for Members of the Scottish Parliament available at: www.parliament.scot/msps/code-of-conduct-for-msps.aspx

30. The Seven Principles of Public Life were first published in the first report of the Nolan Committee on Standards in Public Life (May 1995). The accompanying narrative was revised by the Committee in Standards Matter: A review of best practice in promoting good behaviour in public life (January 2013). See: www.gov.uk/government/publications/standards-matter-a-review-of-best-practice-in-promoting-good-behavior-in-public-life


Contact

Email: Robin Benn, CabinetSecretariat3@gov.scot