Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 Explanatory Notes

Section 192: Ethical standards officers: reports etc

461.This section amends sections 64 and 65 of the Local Government Act 2000 to provide that an ethical standards officer’s report on the outcome of his investigation or an interim report on his investigation can be passed to the relevant standards committee in order to assist it in carrying out its functions.

462.It also provides a power for the Secretary of State to make regulations concerning the withdrawal of a reference by an ethical standards officer of matters which are the subject of either his report or his interim report to the Adjudication Panel.

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