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Civil Service (Special Advisers) Act (Northern Ireland) 2013

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Code of conduct

7.—(1) The Department must issue a code of conduct for special advisers within 2 months of this section coming into operation.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the code must provide that special advisers must not—

(a)authorise the expenditure of public funds,

(b)exercise any power in relation to the management of any part of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, or

(c)otherwise exercise any power conferred by or under any statutory provision, or any power under the prerogative.

(3) The code may permit a special adviser to exercise any power within subsection (2)(b) in relation to another special adviser.

(4) The Minister of Finance and Personnel must lay the code before the Assembly as soon as possible after it has been issued.

(5) The code forms part of the terms and conditions of appointment of special advisers.

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