Standards and Privileges


Welcome to the Home Page of the Committee on Standards and Privileges. The Committee was established to consider specific matters relating to privilege referred to it by the Assembly.

The Committee did oversee the work of the Assembly Clerk of Standards; to examine the arrangements for the compilation, maintenance and accessibility of the Register of Members' Interests and any other registers of interest established by the Assembly; to reveiw from time to time the form and content of those registers; and to consider any specific complaints made in relation to the registering or declaring of interests referred to it.

The Committee considered any matter relating to the conduct of Members, including specific complaints in relation to alleged breaches in any code of conduct to which the Assembly has agreed and which have been drawn to the Committee's attention; and to recommend any modifications to such code of conduct as may from time to time appear to be necessary.

The Committee was appointed at the commencement of every Assembly and has power to send for persons, papers and records that are relevant to its enquiries.

Here you will find information about the Committee membership and the work of the Committee. The Committee Chairperson was Mr Declan O'Loan.

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