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Parliamentary Standards Bill


 

Parliamentary Standards Bill

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Ministry of Justice, are published

separately as HL Bill 60—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a)

of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Parliamentary Standards Bill are compatible with

the Convention rights.

 
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Parliamentary Standards Bill

 

 
 

Contents

Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority etc

1   

Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority etc

Salaries and allowances for MPs

2   

MPs’ salaries

3   

MPs’ allowances scheme

4   

Dealing with claims under the scheme

MPs’ code of conduct relating to financial interests

5   

MPs’ code of conduct relating to financial interests

Investigation and enforcement

6   

Investigations

7   

Enforcement

8   

Offences

Final provisions

9   

Further functions of the IPSA and Commissioner

10   

Interpretation

11   

Power to make transitional etc provision

12   

Short title and commencement

Schedule 1   —   

Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority

Part 1   —   

Members of the IPSA

Part 2   —   

The IPSA

Schedule 2   —   

Commissioner for Parliamentary Investigations

Schedule 3   —   

Speaker’s Committee for the Independent Parliamentary

Standards Authority

 

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