Scottish Parliamentary Commissions and Commissioners etc. Act 2010

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9After paragraph 5 (as inserted by paragraph 8 above) there is inserted—S

Subsequent appointments etc.S

5A(1)A person who has ceased to be a member may not, without the approval of the Parliamentary corporation—

(a)be employed or appointed in any other capacity by the Commission;

(b)be a member or an employee or appointee of the Commission for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland or be, or be an employee or appointee of, the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman;

(c)hold any other office, employment or appointment or engage in any other occupation, being an office, employment, appointment or occupation which, by virtue of paragraph 5(9)(a), that person could not have held or, as the case may be, engaged in when a member.

(2)The restriction in sub-paragraph (1)—

(a)starts when the person ceases to be a member; and

(b)ends on the expiry of the financial year following the one in which it started.